Definition: DLA is a weekly payment to help with the extra costs caused by a disability. It is paid at different rates depending on how much help you need because of your disability or terminal illness. You may need a medical assessment to work out what you need. You can apply for DLA whether or not you work and it's for children or adults.
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Service descriptions mentioning the term
Disability Living Allowance (DLA)
can answer questions on what it's like to have nystagmus
, on treatment and research, on DLA
, on education and employment, on driving and discrimination
, in fact anything you can think of related to nystagmus, whether congenital (early onset) or acquired (late onset). Or you can just phone for a chat with someone else who has nystagmus.