Disability Living Allowance (DLA)
Disability Living Allowance (DLA) is one of a number of disability benefits available to families in England, Northern Ireland and Wales, with a deaf or disabled child under 16. Download our guide to filling in the DLA form for your deaf child.
Child Disability Payment (CDP) has replaced DLA in Scotland.
If you're a deaf young person, aged 16 or over, see our information on Personal Independence Payment (PIP).
What is DLA?
Find out more about what DLA actually is, whether you may be eligible and how to apply.
Guide to filling in the DLA form
A step-by-step guide to help you fill in the Disability Living Allowance (DLA) claim form for your deaf child.
Supporting evidence to include
Use our template letters to send to your child's audiologist and Teacher of the Deaf (ToD) and tips to get supporting evidence.