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Don't Zap the Zip campaign briefing

26 June 2020
The government is about to ‘temporarily’ suspend free travel for under 18s in London, to protect public health during the pandemic. This will be a disaster for families with children who are already struggling and could mean that children and young people will miss out on their education and other opportunities in the capital. Families have suffered enough during the pandemic – it’s not right that they should be punished further during a time of national crisis.

Disability payment for children in Scotland (Glasgow) 10 September 2020

10th September 2020
Glasgow
This course provides an understanding of the new disability assistance for children and young people being introduced in Scotland in 2020. This new benefit replaces disability living allowance for children...

DLA for Children (London) 2 November 2020

2nd November 2020
London
Disability living allowance (DLA) is the main way of meeting the additional needs of many children yet it is under claimed and can be hard to understand. This course looks...

Disabled Children: a legal handbook, 2nd ed.

£50.00
Disabled children: a legal handbook builds on the strengths of the first edition to provide an authoritative, yet accessible, guide to the legal rights of disabled children and their families. 

Disabled households worse off on universal credit aim for Court of Appeal

01 March 2019
Child Poverty Action Group (CPAG) is seeking leave to appeal direct to the Court of Appeal on behalf of two disabled households who were left worse off after they were forced to move to universal credit (UC) because their existing benefits were wrongly stopped by the DWP. The move follows a High Court decision today which rejected a claim of unlawful discrimination brought by the two households and refused permission to appeal.

Disabled households worse off and stranded on Universal Credit bring High Court case against DWP

11 January 2019
Two households affected by disability who were left worse off after they were forced to move to universal credit (UC) from existing benefits following incorrect decisions by DWP will challenge DWP policy in the High Court this week (Wednesday 23rd and Thursday 24th January).

Benefits for disabled children and their families - a checklist

This factsheet covers the benefits that families with disabled children may be entitled to.

Disabled young people

This factsheet looks at benefit choices for disabled young people aged 16-19 who live at home.