Claiming DLA: Children under 16 with IBD

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If your child has Crohn's or Colitis, this may create all sorts of extra expenses, such as higher heating bills, special diets, taxi fares, laundry, etc. Disability Living Allowance (DLA) can help to meet these, but you can spend DLA on anything you wish, not just the extra expense caused by illness.

This guide is designed to take you step-by-step through the whole process of making a claim for DLA, right from getting a copy of the form through to getting a letter telling you the result of your application