Watch our 3 new films about DLA in English, العربية (Arabic), Polski (Polish), and Soomaalida (Somali)

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Wednesday 22 February 2023

Tags: dla, disability living allowance, cost of living, Help with the extra costs of disability

Disability Living Allowance or DLA, is the main benefit for disabled children under 16 in England, Wales and Northern Ireland. It’s there to help you pay for the extra costs of caring for a child with a disability or condition.

To make sure families don’t miss out on this vital benefit – more important than ever given the current cost of living crisis – we’ve created 3 new animations introducing you to DLA and available in 4 languagesEnglish, Polski (Polish), العربية (Arabic) and Soomaalida (Somali).

  • What is DLA? tells you more about Disability Living Allowance for children and dispels some common misconceptions around this benefit
  • More about DLA: Care & Mobility helps you understand more about the 2 different parts of DLA
  • Top tips to help you fill in the DLA form is full of pointers to help make filling in the DLA form for your child as stress free as possible.

Watch our 3 new animations in:





More help with DLA

Take a look at our DLA webpage for more information, videos and podcasts.

DLA is only available to families living in England, Wales and Northern Ireland. It has been replaced by Child Disability Payment in Scotland.

Our new DLA videos were made with support from the Mayor of London.