Supporting Families with Disabled Children (Leaflet 393)

An Usdaw guide to rights and benefits for parents of disabled children.

Supporting Families with Disabled Children (Leaflet 393) Date Posted: 4 September 2014

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Usdaw have designed this leaflet to help parents of disabled children get the extra help and support they’reAward winning TUC 2013 star entitled to. Families with disabled children often don’t know where to turn for help and advice, particularly when their child is first diagnosed. Usdaw wants to help point parents and carers of disabled children in the right direction.

This leaflet includes details on:

  • Your rights at work
  • Help from social services
  • Financial help
  • Tax Credits
  • Housing Benefit and Council Tax Benefit
  • Carers Allowance
  • Support at nursery or school
  • Support organisations
  • Help for you as a parent and/or carer

If you require any further information please do not hesitate to contact the Equalities Department on 0161 249 2451.

For more information about Usdaw or to join contact your Union Rep or call 0845 60 60 640 (calls are charged at local rate) or join online today!

Supporting Families with Disabled Children (Leaflet 393) was correct at date of publication September 2014.