Every disabled child matters - but do they all benefit from benefits?

Marder, Liz
January 2008
Archives of Disease in Childhood;Jan2008, Vol. 93 Issue 1, p1
Academic Journal
The article focuses on the programs for the benefit of disabled children which also addresses the increased costs of caring for these children. Among the statutory benefits discussed in the article includes Supplementary Security Income in the United States, Disability Living Allowance (DLA) in Great Britain, and Domiciliary Care Allowance in Ireland. Relative to this, it reports that the government of Great Britain is devoted in the development of the outcomes for disabled children, has set out plans for upgrading service provision for disabled children, and has committed a £340 million to sustain the strategy.


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