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Petition - Oundle Library: Mental Health Provision: Children and Young People (12 Dec 2017)

Luciana Berger: ...and vulnerable young woman did not get the treatment that she needed. But why was his continued intervention needed? The case of Jack was brought to me this weekend. Jack is eight years old, and he has autistic spectrum disorder. He is in a severe state of anxiety and distress, and he has spent the last eight weeks on a ward in Alder Hey Children’s Hospital. He has had no specialist...

Written Answers — Department of Health: Autism: Children (12 Dec 2017)

Lisa Cameron: To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what guidance his Department has issued on the sharing of information between medical and educational professionals following a diagnosis of autism for a young person.

Scottish Parliament: Year of Young People (12 Dec 2017)

Daniel Johnson: ...like to highlight neurodevelopmental disorders. The specific additional support needs that many children have create a fundamental barrier to their learning. Every classroom will have a child with autism spectrum disorder, dyslexia or attention deficit hyperactivity disorder—or maybe a combination of those three things. The fact that we have lost additional support teachers and...

Oral Answers to Questions — Education: Topical Questions (11 Dec 2017)

Rosie Cooper: ...8217;s contacted me recently and explained in depth how their son’s school failed to consider his needs, and the great stress that that caused them as a family. As a signatory to the Ambitious about Autism pledge in the last Parliament, may I ask the Secretary of State what action her Department is taking to ensure that school staff are properly trained and have adequate resources?

Education and Society - Motion to Take Note (8 Dec 2017)

Lord Agnew of Oulton: .... The noble Lord, Lord Addington, asked about initial teacher training in special educational needs. I am happy to report that we have developed specialist resources for initial teacher training through the National College for Teaching and Leadership and advanced-level online modules in areas including autism and language needs. This will enhance teachers’ knowledge, understanding...

Social Care - Statement (7 Dec 2017)

Baroness Uddin: ...fact that the Minister says that the Government are looking at integrated care. That is not the experience of men, women and children on the ground; I declare an interest in that I have a son with autism but I receive no service, so I do not really need to declare that. I think an awful lot of parents are like myself and my husband: their families manage it themselves. The level of support...

Prison Reform and Safety (7 Dec 2017)

Norman Lamb: ...truth that we simply incarcerate too many people, particularly people with mental health problems? A staggering percentage of people in Britain have mental health problems, learning disabilities or autism. Should we not be investing more in keeping people out of prison and ensuring that they receive the treatment that they need to help them to avoid the criminal justice system in the...

Written Answers — Department for Education: Autism: Special Educational Needs (7 Dec 2017)

Jo Platt: To ask the Secretary of State for Education, pursuant to the Answer of 13 November to Question 112473, how many of the 150,000 education staff trained via the Autism Education Trust (AET) are (a) teachers and (b) school support staff; and what plans she has to continue the work of the trust.

Written Answers — Department for Education: Autism: Pupil Exclusions (7 Dec 2017)

David Drew: To ask the Secretary of State for Education, pursuant to the Answer of 9 November 2017 to Questions 110785, 110786 and 110787, how many children diagnosed with autism have received a permanent or fixed period exclusion in each of the last five years.

Youth Employment — [Mrs Madeleine Moon in the Chair] (6 Dec 2017)

Gillian Keegan: ...people. The Government do need to do more for some groups, such as those with a disability. Figures from 2016 show that the youth employment rate is only 38% in those groups. I recently met a constituent whose son Josh has autism. She managed to get him on a work experience programme in IT. Some roles, such as those in IT, are very well suited for people with disabilities such as autism....

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Universal Credit: Disability (5 Dec 2017)

Lord Touhig: To ask Her Majesty's Government what specific training measures are in place to enable work coaches to advise, assess, and support people with (1) learning disabilities, (2) autism, and (3) other forms of disability, to make a claim for Universal Credit.

Written Answers — Department of Health: Social Services: Disability (5 Dec 2017)

Lord Touhig: To ask Her Majesty's Government what financial support they provide to local authorities for the provision of social care to Universal Credit claimants who have (1) a learning disability, (2) autism, and (3) other forms of disability.

Written Answers — Department of Health: Autism: Diagnosis (1 Dec 2017)

Bambos Charalambous: To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what information is shared between NHS trusts, clinical commissioning groups, education providers and local education authorities after a diagnosis of autism for a child of school age.

Point of Order: Autism Community: Mental Health and Suicide (30 Nov 2017)

Lisa Cameron: This has been a wonderful debate. It has been truly cross-party and collegiate, and we must work together to improve the lives of people across the autistic spectrum and the services that we provide for them. This is about lifespan, so it involves a number of services for all aspects of the lifespan. It is also about streamlining the transfer from child to adult services. This is a...

Backbench Business: Deafness and Hearing Loss — [Steve McCabe in the Chair] (30 Nov 2017)

Steve Brine: ...;s commissioning framework captures the importance of audiology, and monthly waiting time data for audiology is collected and can and should be used by Members and the public to hold commissioners to account. I touched on my hon. Friend the Member for Waveney, who spoke about support for children with hearing loss, and about his constituent’s son, Daniel. I was the vice-chair of the...

Point of Order: Yemen (30 Nov 2017)

Lindsay Hoyle: ...out of what was a very good point of order up until then. One of the Backbench Business Committee debates has been withdrawn, so we will now debate the motion on mental health and suicide within the autism community.

Improving Lives: The Future of Work, Health and Disability - Statement (30 Nov 2017)

Lord Sterling of Plaistow: ...problems and difficulties. From the Motability point of view, sadly, only 16% of our customers between the age of 16 and 64 have jobs. That happens to be identical with the figure for those with autism. I have a young grandson who is autistic and I have spent a great deal of time looking into some of these difficulties and problems. One interesting factor is nervousness among the...

Work, Health and Disability (30 Nov 2017)

Dame Cheryl Gillan: ...10-year plan? I am delighted that the Secretary of State and the Department continue to focus on this area. He knows that I have campaigned for many years to improve the life chances of people with autism, but sadly still only 16% of adults with autism are in full-time employment, and only 32% in full-time or part-time employment, and that percentage has not really shifted much in a...

Business of the House (30 Nov 2017)

Ian Mearns: ...scheduled by the Backbench Business Committee, one on the treatment of small and medium-sized enterprises by RBS Global Restructuring Group and the other on mental health and suicide within the autism community. As a result of an almost exceptional set of circumstances far beyond the control of the Backbench Business Committee, these two important debates will be severely restricted and...


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