ESA at 16 for disabled child
Hello. I'm a parent of a 16 year old disabled child. I came across ESA recently but was confused as to whether my child would be entitled to claim it. We are in a Universal Credit area so i understand to claim we'd have to claim UC. My child is a permanent wheelchair user and currently gets higher rate DLA (will be moving over to PIP soon). He intends on continuing full time education so would be classed as a full time student still. Given the nature of the condition he is likely to be seen as having limited capability for work. Would he be entitled to income-related ESA? if this is means tested - who's means are included?