Are you entitled to it ???????
There are special rules if the child is not expected to live more than 6 months, so they can get DLA more quickly. You must:
How to Claim
Use the DLA claim form to apply for Disability Living Allowance (DLA) for children under 16. The form tells you where to send your application.
You can order a printed form by telephoning the Disability Living Allowance helpline.
Disability Living Allowance
Telephone: 0345 712 3456
Textphone: 0345 722 4433
Monday to Friday, 8am to 6pm
Find out about call charges
How DLA for children is paid
DLA is usually paid every 4 weeks.
All benefits, pensions and allowances are paid into an account, eg your bank account.Extra help
You might qualify for Carer’s Allowance if you spend at least 35 hours a week caring for a child who gets the middle or highest care rate of DLA.Change of circumstances
You must contact the disability benefits helpline as soon as the child’s circumstances change - this can affect how much they get. For example, their disability gets worse or they go abroad for medical treatment.
Their DLA won’t usually be affected if they go: