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Services for children and young people in Northamptonshire (aged 0-25) with special educational needs and disabilities.

Disability Living Allowance For Children (DLA)

Type of service:
Finance And Funding
Address:
Website only
Telephone number:
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Service description:
Overview

Disability Living Allowance (DLA) for children may help with the extra costs of looking after a child who:
is under 16 has difficulties walking or needs more looking after than a child of the same age who doesn’t have a disability.

They will need to meet all the eligibility requirements.

The DLA rate is between £21.80 and £139.75 a week and depends on the level of help the child needs. The child may need an assessment to work out what help they need.
Cost:
Not provided
Age range:
0 - 16 years
Languages:
English
Eligibility criteria:
  • Age
  • Disability
Referral route:
  • Self Referral
Last updated on:
24/04/2017

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