Rachael Maskell: To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what steps his Department is taking to increase the proportion of people diagnosed with autism who are in full-time or part-time work.
Heidi Allen: ...of the change to eligibility groups in the pilot scheme introduced by the International Federation for Intellectual Impairment Sport (INAS) on encouraging more people with Down's syndrome and autism to enter the 2017 INAS World Swimming Championships.
Louise Haigh: To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what his policy is on the practice of bleach enema as a treatment to cure autism; and if he will make a statement.
Barry Sheerman: To ask the Secretary of State for Education, who is responsible for recording and responding to unlawful practices relating to the exclusion from school of children with autism.
Helen Hayes: To ask the Secretary of State for Health, which measures set out in the cross-government suicide prevention strategy have been assessed as appropriate for autistic people.
Jackie Doyle-Price: ...to people with eligible care and support needs in accordance with local priorities and the needs of the communities to which they are accountable. For people with a learning disability or autism who are known to adult social care services, or those in contact with secondary mental health services, local authorities are working with the Department for Work and Pensions to test an approach...
Lord Addington: ...—for them it presents an absolute barrier. I have been studying a group called AchieveAbility and the problems relating to employment for those in the neurodiverse community—dyslexics, dyspraxics, those with autism and dyscalculics. The biggest problem that this group experiences with recruitment is through the big agencies. They insist that you go online—but you cannot...
Penny Mordaunt: ...and are working across Government and with local authorities, voluntary organisations and employers in the public and private sectors to achieve this. For people with a learning disability or autism who are known to adult social care services, or those in contact with secondary mental health services, we are working with local authorities, to test an approach to delivering supported...
Luke Pollard: To ask the Secretary of State for Health, whether the assessment tools used in the diagnosis of autism are effective in the identification of co-morbid mental health problems.
Luke Pollard: To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what assessment he has made of which mental health interventions are effective for treating autistic people with anxiety or depression.
Helen Hayes: ...for Health, whether his Green Paper on Children and Young People's Mental Health will include specific measures to address anxiety disorders and other mental health conditions among children with autism.
Helen Hayes: To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, if he has made any assessment of whether autism diagnoses should be recorded in coroners' reports.
Barry Sheerman: To ask the Secretary of State for Education, how many and what proportion of school exclusions have been proved to be unlawful; and how many of those cases involved autistic children.
Jim Shannon: To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what steps his Department is taking to improve the examination of eyes for (a) children with autism and (b) other sensory-effected children.
Dame Cheryl Gillan: I know the Minister appreciates the fact that people with autism are disproportionately represented in the custodial system. Notwithstanding the issues at YOI Feltham, it was in fact the first prison to receive autism-friendly accreditation, and the governor and staff there report that that contributed to a diminishment in violence levels across the whole estate. Some 20 prisons have...
Robert Goodwill: ...extent. The Mandate on which NHS England operates also includes the expectation that the NHS will reduce the health gap between people with mental health problems, learning disabilities and autism and the population as a whole, and support them to live full, healthy and independent lives. To support local authorities in meeting their duties, we made available £800 million in grants...
Dame Cheryl Gillan: ...to the Independent Mental Health Taskforce report entitled Five Year Forward View on Mental Health published in February 2016, what the timetable is for the establishment of a care pathway for autism.
Dame Cheryl Gillan: ...of women in prison have experienced domestic violence. The Minister knows that many of the problems associated with women prisoners revolve around their mental health. With increasing evidence that autism is to be found among the female population, will the Minister take advantage of this new set of statistics to look at mental health provision for women leaving prison? That is most important.
Roger Godsiff: To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what assessment he has made of steps to improve provision for the investigation and treatment of autism-related medical conditions.