Results 281–300 of 4713 for autism OR autistic OR asperger

Disability Confident Scheme — [Andrew Rosindell in the Chair] (10 Jan 2018)

Sarah Newton: ...all recognise from our constituency casework with young people and their parents. The parents are really worried about what happens to their child, particularly if they have learning difficulties—autism was the case quoted with Drew. When they leave education, they want to work, they have a passion to work, but they can find it very challenging to navigate the system. That should not be...

Mental Health in Prisons — [Mr George Howarth in the Chair] (10 Jan 2018)

Lisa Cameron: soon as they leave. So that is another area of vulnerability. We must look at particularly vulnerable offenders and services for women and young offenders. We also need an increased awareness of autism in prison. There is a high risk of suicide within that community, particularly if they are incarcerated. In my experience, far too many of our veterans go into prison. We are failing...

Cabinet Office and the Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster: Electoral Registration: Disabled People (10 Jan 2018)

Damien Moore: I welcome my hon. Friend to her new role. In my constituency of Southport, three excellent schools specialise in teaching children with autism as well as behavioural and learning disabilities. Does she agree that encouraging children with those conditions to learn about our political structure will make them more likely to engage with the electoral systems as adults?

Written Answers — Department for Education: Special Educational Needs: Autism (27 Dec 2017)

Lord Touhig: To ask Her Majesty's Government what plans they have to develop a national autism and education strategy.

Written Answers — Department for Education: Special Educational Needs (22 Dec 2017)

Robert Goodwill: ...pupils with a statement of SEND or an Education, Health and Care plan. There are 12 categories of need, including social, emotional and mental health; speech, language and communication needs; and Autistic Spectrum Disorder. The latest figures are available in Table 8 of the National Tables on the Department’s website at:

Attorney General: Business of the House (21 Dec 2017)

Thangam Debbonaire: ...of the restoration and renewal debate, in which we can debate how to make both Houses of Parliament truly accessible for people with disabilities, particularly for those one in 100 people on the autistic spectrum?

Children with Autism (Waiting Times) (21 Dec 2017)

Children with Autism (Waiting Times)

Written Answers — Department of Health: Autism (21 Dec 2017)

the Countess of Mar: To ask Her Majesty's Government whether they have made an assessment of the findings of Matthew Mold et al on aluminium in brain tissue in autism, reported in the Journal of Trace Elements in Medicine and Biology; and if so, whether they will encourage further investigation of the link between the incidence of autism spectrum disorder and aluminium.

European Union (Withdrawal) Bill: Plain English summary of retained direct EU legislation (20 Dec 2017)

Oliver Heald: Does my hon. Friend agree that the Autism Act 2009 was such an example, as was the legislation creating marine protection zones that was brought in by our former hon. Friend the Member for Uxbridge and South Ruislip.

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Employment: Disability (20 Dec 2017)

Sarah Newton: ...increase the capacity of the Access to Work Mental Health Support Service. A proof of concept of local supported employment will work with experts in helping people with learning disabilities and autism into work. Specialist Employment Support includes providers with specialist expertise in sensory impairments. We have also progressed with roll-out of the Personal Support Package, a range...

Written Answers — Cabinet Office: Employment: Autism (19 Dec 2017)

Damien Moore: To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office, what the rate of employment was for people with autism and Asperger's syndrome in each month of (a) 2010-11, (b) 2011-12, (c) 2012-13, (d) 2013-14, (e) 2014-15, (f) 2015-16 and (g) 2016-17 in (I) Southport and (ii) the UK.

Written Answers — Department of Health: Department of Health: Families (19 Dec 2017)

Jackie Doyle-Price: ...partnership working with stakeholders where families are strongly represented. The Transforming Care Programme recognises that when children and young people have a learning disability, autism or both and behaviours that challenge and/or a mental health condition, the impact on the family as a whole can be significant. One of the key principles of our Transforming Care Service Model is...

Written Answers — Ministry of Justice: Sexual Offences (19 Dec 2017)

Lord Bradley: ...Majesty's Government how many convicted sex offenders are (1) in prison, and (2) under supervision in the community; and how many in each of those categories have (a) a learning disability, or (b) autism.

Oral Answers to Questions — Health: Mental Health Workforce (19 Dec 2017)

Lisa Cameron: There are still not enough staff trained in autism diagnosis across the NHS. Would the Secretary of State consider training a specialist in each community, adolescent and child mental health service right across the country to ensure that there is no longer a postcode lottery?

Oral Answers to Questions — Health: Mental Health Services: Children and Young People (19 Dec 2017)

Trudy Harrison: “Jesse Evans—Autism Adventures” highlights the daily challenges faced by families living with autism, who are supported by self-sustaining groups such as Autism around the Combe. Will the Minister explain how the recent announcement of a multimillion pound development at West Cumberland Hospital will help those families?

Finance (No. 2) Bill: Review on inclusive growth and equality (18 Dec 2017)

Emma Hardy: £19.5 million, with more than a quarter of the spending power cut since 2010. That is just half of the £37 million that the council has to cut before 2020. The time taken to get a diagnosis of autism is up, with the average waiting time now at 14 months. The number of Sure Start centres in the city is down since 2010. Those centres were instrumental in supporting me when I had my two...

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Employment: Disability (18 Dec 2017)

Sarah Newton: five JCP districts are eligible.The Local Supported Employment (LSE) proof of concept ‘place and train’ model, which aims to move disabled people, notably those with learning disability and autism, into real jobs at the going rate of pay, with support for both individual and employer.

Disabled Students’ Allowance - Question (14 Dec 2017)

Lord Touhig: My Lords, there is evidence that schoolchildren with disability and autism are excluded by many of their peers throughout their school lives and teachers are often not equipped to be able to help and resolve problems. What are the Government doing to ensure that that experience does not continue when those young people enter higher education?

Work Capability Assessments — [Siobhain McDonagh in the Chair] (13 Dec 2017)

David Linden: .... I’m still waiting for the result of my WCA.” That should certainly sound alarm bells in this House. Closer to home, Michelle Ferns, a member of my constituency casework team, has a profoundly autistic son, Richard, who is non-verbal. During Richard’s assessment, Michelle was asked by the professional—the professional!—whether Richard still had autism. That is the kind of...

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

Luciana Berger: ...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 support...

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