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dyspraxia and Disability Living Allowance (DLA)


Disability Living AllPicture - Boy falling over with trayowance (DLA)

The Disability Living Allowance (DLA) can be claimed byindividuals with severe: Dyslexia / Dyspraxia and some other Specific Learning Difficulties (SpLDs). These problems must be severe in nature.

To claim this allowance you will need to have a comprehensive Educational Psychologist Assessment. If this shows positive for dyslexia / dyspraxia, or other specific learning difficulties (SpLDs) you may be entitled to claim the Disability Living Allowance (DLA).

This allowance is approximately £50 a week and can be used to pay for specialist equipment and tuition. Further information on this benefit, go to: Disability Living Allowance (DLA) at Direct Gov.

The psychologists we use in Swindon are fully qualified and independent professionals with a great deal of experience of Dyslexia, Dyscalculia, Dysgraphia, Dyspraxia, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD), Nonverbal Learning Difficulties (NLD), (AS), , Cerebral Ataxia and other Specific Learning Difficulties (SpLDs).