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 at the DLA rules as they apply to children. It considers how to fill in the form to get the best outcome for the child.
The course covers:
• What extra care needs must a child have to qualify for DLA
• Basic milestones in childhood development
• The impact of stays in residential schools, care homes and hospitals
• How DLA for a child can increase benefits for the family
“ Excellent course and content."
“ Clear explanation of complex criteria and very useful case studies."
“ Excellent depth, detail and knowledge from the trainer."
“ All of the course was useful. I was able to recap and gain new understanding on areas I thought I already knew."