Results 101–120 of 4473 for autism OR autistic OR asperger

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...

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Social Security Benefits: Autism (30 Nov 2017)

Oliver Dowden: To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what specialist support is being provided to welfare claimants with (a) Asperger’s Syndrome and (b) other conditions on the spectrum, to assist them in the application process; and what plans he has to introduce an application format that takes into account an individual's specific needs.

Written Answers — Department of Health: Autism (30 Nov 2017)

Lisa Cameron: To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what steps his Department is taking to increase the provision of training in autism diagnosis for clinicians in the NHS.

Education: Early Years - Question for Short Debate (29 Nov 2017)

Lord Addington: ...severe ones, when people are just coping. However, if you can identify them in the early years—which requires good training; a degree level course might be a good start—you may be able to do better. Autism at the more severe end will manifest itself early in life. However, for those who have Asperger’s syndrome—the high-functioning, who may well have had major...

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Universal Credit: Disability (29 Nov 2017)

Lord Touhig: To ask Her Majesty's Government what steps are being taken to ensure that people with (1) learning disabilities, (2) autism, and (3) other forms of disability, can easily access the online application process for Universal Credit.

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Universal Credit: Disability (29 Nov 2017)

Lord Touhig: To ask Her Majesty's Government whether people with (1) learning disabilities, (2) autism, and (3) other forms of disability, will have the opportunity to make a claim for Universal Credit in person.

Written Answers — Department of Health: Autism (28 Nov 2017)

Luciana Berger: To ask the Secretary of State for Health, how many children in England have been diagnosed with autism in each of the last three years.

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Employment: Disability (28 Nov 2017)

Baroness Buscombe: ...offer to employers that sign up 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. The Department is also working more directly with smaller employers through the new Small Employer Offer, which provides small employers with...

Work: Lifelong Learning - Motion to Take Note (27 Nov 2017)

Lord Watson of Invergowrie: ...made a point about the access of adults to T-levels, which, as the Minister just said, is widely accepted and necessary. I pay tribute to my noble friend Lord Touhig for the work he does and the comments he made about those on the autism spectrum. Earlier this month I met with the National Autistic Society to talk about a broad range of issues; what an impressive organisation it is in the...


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