In this section
Find out what benefits are available for deaf children and their families.
Information on DLA for parents, including what it is, how to claim (for under 3s and under 16s), gathering supporting evidence and appealing DLA decisions.
Information for both deaf young people and their parents on PIP, including what it is, how to claim and how to support your child with filling in the PIP2 questionnaire.
Top tips for making a Disability Living Allowance (DLA) or Personal Independence Payment (PIP) claim
If you’re about to make a DLA claim for your deaf child, or if you’re a deaf young person about to make a PIP claim, we have some top tips to make sure your claim is as effective as possible.
Education Maintenance Allowance (EMA) is a benefit paid to students aged 16–19 years old studying or permanently resident in Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland, who live in a low-income household, who have left, or are about to leave, compulsory education and are carrying on with their studies.
Information on how to find out about grant-giving organisations that could support your family.
Read Oliver’s story told by his mum, Annette, to find out how claiming DLA has made a huge difference to their lives.