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Benefits for children with Autism or Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD)

16.01.19

In this blog we are going to look at Disability Living Allowance (DLA) for children (under 16 years of age) who have autism or autism spectrum disorder (ASD). DLA is the only benefit specifically available to children with autism. However, once DLA is in payment, it may mean that their parent/carer can claim Carer’s Allowance


Benefits for carers – a quick guide to Carer’s Allowance

22.08.18

Regular readers will know I like to keep you up to date with what’s going on behind the scenes at the DWP, and carers’ issues have been in the news at the time of writing this blog. Frank Field MP, Chair of the Work and Pensions Committee was recently outraged at the Government’s rejection of