Help and support Frequently asked questions Living with dystonia FAQs What are the main types of financial support for people with dystonia? Universal CreditYou may be able to get it if you are on a low income or out of work. Personal Independence Payment (PIP)Can help you with some of the extra costs if you have a long-term ill-health or disability. Disability Living Allowance (DLA)Support to help with the extra costs of looking after a child under 16 who has additional needs. Disabled Students' Allowance (DSA)Support to cover study-related costs incurred because of a mental health problem, long term illness or any other disability. Access to WorkCan help cover costs relating to your work that your employer does not cover.