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Factsheets

Supporting information for Child disability payment claims – suggestions for education staff

July 2021
Guidance for school staff in Scotland being asked for more information about a pupil’s needs.

Personal independence payment assessment

This factsheet sets out the descriptors, points and definitions for the PIP assessment.

Scottish child payment and kinship carers

This factsheet explains which kinship carers are entitled to Scottish child payment.

Children looked after by the local authority - impact on family benefits

This factsheet explains what happens to family benefits if a child becomes looked after and accommodated by the local authority (sometimes called 'looked after away from home')

Universal credit and kinship carers

Kinship care
This factsheet explains the universal credit rules for kinship carers.

Care-experienced young people and benefits: giving good advice

Produced in conjunction with STAF, this factsheet explains the special benefit rules affecting some young care leavers and young people in 'continuing care'.

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.