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 in Scotland. The course will give you a practical insight into the main rules and the ability to fill in the form to get the best outcome for the child.
This course covers:
• Who is entitled to the new disability assistance
• Basic milestones in childhood development
• How to claim
• The impact of stays in residential schools, care homes and hospitals
• How disability assistance for a child can increase benefits for the family
The course is aimed at advisers with little or no knowledge of these benefits.