Home Education and children Special educational needs and disability Money matters Benefits and financial help for disabled children and their carers You may be able to apply for benefits or services for your child with special educational needs (SEN) or disability. These are the benefits and financial support that are available nationally through GOV.UK.Benefits and Financial SupportDisability Living Allowance (DLA) for children under 16Child Benefit for children in hospital or care. Your child benefit payments might be affected if your child goes into hospital or 'residential care' for more than 12 weeks.Carers Allowance you will get if you care for someone more than 35 hours a week and they get certain benefits.Carer's Credit. You could get this if you're caring for someone for at least 20 hours a week.Help if you have a disabled childDisability Equipment and Transport Help us improve this page Hide content Was this page helpful? Yes It was helpful, but Helpful but, please select a reason Please select a reasonthere's a broken link it's hard to understand it's incorrect it's outdated it's too long Other No No, please select a reason Please select a reasonit didn't answer my question it's not detailed enough it's hard to understand it's incorrect it's outdated it's too long Other Details Email address We’ll only use this to ask for more detail if we need to.