Results 181–200 of 4621 for autism OR autistic OR asperger

Public Bill Committee: Financial Guidance and Claims Bill [Lords]: Functions (1 Feb 2018)

Jack Dromey: ...when it comes to making adjustments for visual and hearing impairments, that is rarely done in the context of the legal framework. In certain circumstances, where that is not done and where conditions such as a cancer diagnosis or neuro-diverse disabilities such as autism, brain injuries and dementia are not considered, that means that people are let down and there is a failure to comply...

Prisoners: Outdoors Endurance Activities: People with Autism: Public Building Access (31 Jan 2018)

Thangam Debbonaire: ...that, as my hon. Friend the Member for Makerfield said, does not just mean that we are wheelchair accessible, and that allows us, as other hon. Members also said, to see making buildings and organisations autism-friendly as something that benefits us all. I long for the day we have more quiet spaces on the estate for everybody’s benefit, but I think that that is part of thinking...

People with Mental Health Problems: Detainment (31 Jan 2018)

Nick Hurd: ...the way in which he presented it. Perhaps coincidentally, it follows a debate I was here for yesterday on perceived failings in the way in which the criminal justice system deals with people on the autism spectrum. The underlying challenge is the same: it is about awareness, understanding and ensuring not just that the right protocols are in place, but that they are implemented by human...

Personal Independence Payments — [Stewart Hosie in the Chair] (31 Jan 2018)

Melanie Onn: ...challenge of their condition but poor public transport links, the removal of Motability vehicles and the cost of alternative transport, such as private taxis. There is also a lack of consideration when those with autism or Asperger’s have to go somewhere different, travel in an unusual vehicle or simply be around other people in crowded environments, or of those who struggle with...

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Public Health (31 Jan 2018)

Caroline Dinenage: ...for providing guidance on the prevention and treatment of ill health and the promotion of good health and social care. NICE has published clinical guidelines on the diagnosis and management of autism in adults and children and young people (under the age of 19) and on the diagnosis and management of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in children over three years, young people...

Backbench Business: Criminal Justice System: Adults with Autism — [Sir Edward Leigh in the Chair] (30 Jan 2018)

Kevin Brennan: ...Member pointed out that it has been a learning curve for everyone present; I include myself among them. It is a subject on which we all can learn more and we would benefit from learning more about autism. In particular, I thank all colleagues who contributed with a speech or an intervention. I hope that as many as possible attend tomorrow’s debate brought by my hon. Friend the...

Fireworks — [Mr Charles Walker in the Chair] (29 Jan 2018)

Susan Elan Jones: ...worrying for many children and adults with health concerns. Many of those who care for children know that the loud noises generated by random firework displays can distress children who live with autism, hearing difficulties and certain mental health conditions. Some families can—and do—find it difficult to explain to affected children why the displays occur so often and...

Written Answers — Department for Education: Autism: Barnsley (29 Jan 2018)

Stephanie Peacock: To ask the Secretary of State for Education, how many children with autism as their primary educational special need received a permanent or fixed period exclusion in Barnsley in each of the last seven years.

Oral Answers to Questions — Education: Topical Questions (29 Jan 2018)

Gordon Henderson: ...highest number of children with special educational needs in Kent. Would the Minister therefore join me in welcoming the news that the Aspire free school, which will cater for 168 young people with autism spectrum disorder, is due to be built next year in my constituency? Would he also join me in congratulating local people who campaigned for many years for such a school and the Grove Park...

Joint Enterprise (25 Jan 2018)

Ruth Cadbury: ...maturity. Many convicted under joint enterprise are not in full maturity; the justice system is beginning, slowly, to understand that young men under 25 are not mature and need to be considered slightly differently—their maturity must be a factor in their cases. The other factor is the autism spectrum. Alex Henry’s diagnosis of autism was important in his case. Despite...

Scottish Parliament: Adverse Childhood Experiences (24 Jan 2018)

Jeremy Balfour: in trauma-informed practice, they see changes in lifestyle. Professionals are identifying trauma in multi-agency meetings and in assessments, and schools are flagging trauma in the same way that they flag autism or attention deficit hyperactivity disorder. Just this week, I spoke to a primary headteacher in the Lothians who welcomes the increased awareness of ACEs among...

Skills Devolution (England) (23 Jan 2018)

Anne Milton: ...any one time. That company is doing what we need employers to do. If it has a skills shortage, it recruits locally and takes apprentices from level 2 up to level 7, catering in some areas specifically for people with special needs and people on the autism spectrum. It is brilliant. All the changes brought in have put the Institute for Apprenticeships and employers centre stage. Someone...

Oral Answers to Questions — Justice: Topical Questions (23 Jan 2018)

Lisa Cameron: Individuals with autism spectrum disorder are some of the most vulnerable inmates in prison and are often subject to bullying, abuse and victimisation, with high rates of suicide. What progress is being made on autism accreditation in prisons?

Scottish Parliament: Unpaid Trial Shifts (23 Jan 2018)

Rona Mackay: .... The member is clearly right about that. This is Scotland 2018, not Victorian Britain. I will give a few examples of what we are talking about here. There was the headline case of a young man with Asperger’s syndrome being dumped by B&M after 15 hours of free work. He was on the work rota for the following weeks when, out of the blue, he was told to go. He said: “If it was...

Written Answers — Department for Education: Autism: North West (19 Jan 2018)

Julie Cooper: To ask the Secretary of State for Education, how many children with autism as their primary special educational need received a permanent or fixed-period exclusion in (a) the North West and (b) each local authority area in the North West in each of the last five years.

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Social Security Benefits: Autism (19 Jan 2018)

Drew Hendry: To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what steps are being taken to help claimants with autism apply for (a) employment support allowance and (b) personal independence payments.

Oral Answers to Questions — Transport: Business of the House (18 Jan 2018)

Thangam Debbonaire: Following the restoration and renewal debate, may we have a debate in Government time about making this place and all public buildings truly autism-friendly?

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