We produce a wide range of publications for families with disabled children and the professionals who work with them.
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Parent guide: Getting direct payments to buy social care for your disabled child - England and Wales
Direct payments should give you more control over how your child's needs are met. This guide explains how to go about getting direct payments and how they work in practice