Disability Living Allowance

Disability Living Allowance for children


Disability Living Allowance (DLA) is a non-means-tested, tax-free benefit.

The guidance here relates to completing the form DLA1A Jan14 and aims to help parents/carers to understand the application process for DLA and how their child’s care needs may mean that they meet the eligibility criteria.

Guidance on Disability Living Allowance

Disability Living Allowance for Children – A guide for parents/carers (PDF, 65KB)

Disability Living Allowance for Children – A guide for healthcare professionals (PDF, 34KB)