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Guide of Conditions relating to a Disability

In April 2012 the DWP replaced the previous 'Disability Living Allowance Handbook' with guidance to help correlate conditions relating to a disability. 

The guide provides signposting to the specific NHS Choices and other DWP webpages for more detail about a condition.

Refer to DWP's online guidance webpage: A-Z of Medical Conditions

Download as PDF: DWP A-Z of Medical Conditions (PDF, 1,286 KB)

To view a condition, simply type the word into the “Find” or “Search”.

Note: only some conditions are covered as a disability under the Equality Act, such as someone who has an addiction is only covered in having a disability if the addiction results in an impairment e.g. addicted to alcohol results in depression or liver damage.










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