Results 281–300 of 4602 for autism OR autistic OR asperger

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...

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Employment: Autism (12 Sep 2017)

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.

Written Answers — Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport: Swimming: Autism and Down's Syndrome (12 Sep 2017)

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.

Written Answers — Department of Health: Autism: Medical Treatments (12 Sep 2017)

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.

Written Answers — Department for Education: Pupil Exclusions: Autism (12 Sep 2017)

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.

Written Answers — Department of Health: Autism (11 Sep 2017)

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.

Written Answers — Department of Health: Social Services: Disability (11 Sep 2017)

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...

Digital Understanding - Motion to Take Note (7 Sep 2017)

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...

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Jobseeker's Allowance: Learning Disability (7 Sep 2017)

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...

Written Answers — Department of Health: Autism: Diagnosis (6 Sep 2017)

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.

Written Answers — Department of Health: Autism: Depressive Illnesses (6 Sep 2017)

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.

Written Answers — Department of Health: Autism: Mental Health Services (6 Sep 2017)

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.

Written Answers — Ministry of Justice: Coroners (5 Sep 2017)

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.

Written Answers — Department for Education: Pupil Exclusions (21 Jul 2017)

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.


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