for FAMILiES OF CHILDREN AND YOUNG PEOPLE WITH DOWN'S SYNDROME
DLA is a non-means tested (i.e your income doesn't count to claim it) government allowance that is paid to children under 16 who have a disability
You can claim online at https://www.gov.uk/disability-living-allowance-children
or order the forms through the post
If you need further advice on a claim, please ask your Portage worker to see if they can help. The group can, in exceptional circumstances, assist with a form but we can't write it for you.
National help, advice and Guidance on Claiming DLA
Downs syndrome association Guide to claiming DLA
For People living in Southampton:
For people living in Hampshire:
Turned down for DLA or want to appeal the Rate?
Here is a guide: