Results 221–240 of 4545 for autism OR autistic OR asperger

The Prime Minister Was Asked: Engagements (25 Oct 2017)

Kevan Jones: ...for those in mental health crisis. Today, however, parts of our mental health system are in crisis. In my North Durham constituency children, young people and families are waiting two years for autism assessments. The Secretary of State agrees that that is unacceptable. What is the Prime Minister going to do to turn her well-intentioned statements on mental health into action?

Written Answers — Department for Education: Autism: Further Education (24 Oct 2017)

Paul Williams: To ask the Secretary of State for Education, how many young people aged 16 to 25 with autism were allocated places as learners with further education and skills providers in each year since 2012.

Written Answers — Department for Education: Autism: Special Educational Needs (24 Oct 2017)

Paul Williams: To ask the Secretary of State for Education, how many people with autism aged 16 to 25 years old had (a) a statement of special needs, (b) an education, health and care plan or (c) a learning support assessment in each year since 2012.

Written Answers — Department of Health: Autism: Diagnosis (20 Oct 2017)

Roger Godsiff: To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what progress the Government has made on implementation of the recommendations of the working group on autism on the time taken to diagnose autism.

Tobacco Control Plan: Valproate and Foetal Anticonvulsant Syndrome (19 Oct 2017)

Philip Dunne: ...prescribers on the risk of birth defects, and in 2003 warned about a possible risk of developmental delay in children exposed to valproate during pregnancy. Warnings were extended to include a risk of autism in 2010, and a reminder bulletin was issued in 2013. Information on the full magnitude and nature of the risks with valproate first became available in 2013, following a long term...

Grenfell Tower: Business of the House (19 Oct 2017)

Valerie Vaz: ...is happening? May we have a statement on the growing scandal of the missing NHS files, as revealed in the Public Accounts Committee? There has been no response to the letter from my hon. Friend the Member for Stockton South (Dr Williams) on referrals for children with autism; 142 Members across the parties want to know why parents and children in a place like Stockton have waited nearly...

Disabled Children: Online and Verbal Abuse - Question (18 Oct 2017)

Lord Touhig: My Lords, police data on disability hate crime does not discriminate between offences against people with learning difficulties and autism and all other disabilities, yet research shows that more than 70% of people with learning disabilities and autism experience hate crime. Does the Minister agree that we need to record these offences differently if we are to combat them effectively?

Social Security Support for Kinship Carers (18 Oct 2017)

Melanie Onn: ...Welfare Reform Act 2012, but I just do not think that they realised that the exemption did not cover all cases. Lisa from Grimsby took care of her 18-month-old nephew five years ago. He was diagnosed with global developmental delay—autism—and has an extra Y chromosome. His mother’s mental health issues meant that she was unable to meet his care needs, which only increased...

Safeguarding Adults with Learning Disabilities — [Phil Wilson in the Chair] (17 Oct 2017)

Jackie Doyle-Price: .... That is a very important piece of work. It is our response to the 2015 consultation, “No voice unheard, no right ignored”, which sought views on strengthening the rights of people with learning disabilities, autism and mental health conditions, to enable them to live more independently. The hon. Lady raised the case of Southern Health and Connor Sparrowhawk. I think we agree...

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Employment: Disability (17 Oct 2017)

Penny Mordaunt: ...that sign up to the scheme and to do this we have introduced a specialist themed approach, offering additional advice, guidance and support on a wide range of topics such as Mental Health, Autism and Neuro-diversity and Reasonable adjustments. By utilising the expertise of Disability Confident Leaders, we are able to share best practice via events, webinars, blogs, video-links to benefit...

Written Answers — Department of Health: Autism: Diagnosis (17 Oct 2017)

Roger Godsiff: To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what progress the working group on the time taken for autism to be diagnosed has made to date.

Written Answers — Department of Health: Mental Health Services: Closures (12 Oct 2017)

Jackie Doyle-Price: ...an adult male in-patient with complex needs following the closure of services is not held centrally. National guidance on high-quality hospital care for people with a learning disability or autism is clear that discharge planning should start from the point of admission, irrespective of the future plans for the hospital service in question. A hospital should never be a home and the aim...

Written Answers — Department of Health: Autism: Kingston Upon Hull West and Hessle (11 Oct 2017)

Emma Hardy: To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what assessment he has made of the average waiting time for autism diagnosis for children at schools in Hull West and Hessle constituency; and if he will make a statement.

Oral Answers to Questions — Prime Minister: Engagements (11 Oct 2017)

Theresa May: ...now in good or outstanding schools. Free schools have done something else as well, as I see in my own constituency, where one of the free schools is specifically for children who are on the autistic spectrum. That is very important, and it is a service that was not available previously. Free schools have enabled that to happen. They are providing for people up and down the country, and we...

Supported Housing Funding — [Sir Edward Leigh in the Chair] (10 Oct 2017)

Tim Farron: From my experience of the supported housing provided for constituents with autism and learning difficulties, I know that the LHA rent cap will mean that they simply will not be able to afford the support that they get in their current setting. They will end up in institutions or hospitals, which will actually cost the taxpayer far more money.

Oral Answers to Questions — Health: Mental Health Workforce (10 Oct 2017)

Kevan Jones: One of the staffing shortages is actually in children and young people’s services. In County Durham in my constituency, the waiting time for autism diagnosis is two years. I have raised this with the mental health trust and NHS England, but the problem seems to be with the clinical commissioning group. What can the Secretary of State do to ensure that the extra money that he has...

Government Policy on the Proceedings of the House: Gypsies and Travellers and Local Communities (9 Oct 2017)

Julian Knight: ...trouble: they are also very often accompanied by a spate of antisocial and even criminal behaviour. Not only have local businesses reported vandalism, but in the most recent incursions an elderly lady and autistic child were attacked in Shirley Park. I have even had reports of rubbish being taken from Birmingham, where there has been a prolonged bin strike, and dumped on public land in...

Scottish Parliament: Mental Health Care (28 Sep 2017)

Annie Wells: 6. To ask the Scottish Government what action it is taking to improve mental health care provision for children and young adults with learning disabilities and autism. (S5O-01310)

Autism Diagnosis — [Mr George Howarth in the Chair] (13 Sep 2017)

Jackie Doyle-Price: ...celebrated, given the 2009 starting point that my right hon. Friend the Member for Chesham and Amersham (Mrs Gillan) mentioned. There have been significant advances in the treatment of people with autism, notwithstanding the serious issues raised today. I will not pretend that things are as they should be, because clearly they are not. Our ambition is for people to receive a timely autism...


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