Resource | 19.02.2024 | By Teresa Quail

6c. Money management

Deaf Children and Young People (DCYP), their families, and those working with them have opportunities to

  • know how to apply and find out about benefits deaf people may be able to claim,PIP (Personal Independence Payment)
  • be clear on the rights of the young person regarding access to these funds and supporting when this transitions from parent held to young person-held
  • know about social security benefits available in the different nations – such as Universal Credit
  • find out about accessible resources on money management
  • find out about availability of advice and support from services in the community
  • be clear on rights to reasonable adjustments and access arrangements in relation to finances, eg not being charged for interpreting, etc
  • become aware that options may differ should they move from one nation to another.

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6b. Careers and seeking employment

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6d.  Independent travel

6e. Preparing for the world of work

6f. Staying safe

6g. Technology to support independent living, learning and work


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Section 2 Communication, language, and literacy

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Section 4 Social, emotional, physical, and mental health

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