Results 101–120 of 4647 for autism OR autistic OR asperger

Oral Answers to Questions — Work and Pensions: Topical Questions (21 May 2018)

Paula Sherriff: My 20-year-old constituent Lucy has severe autism and learning disabilities. She has been told that she must attend a medical assessment to transition from employment and support allowance to universal credit. Medical advice says such an assessment will cause unnecessary stress and anxiety, but that advice has been ignored by the DWP. Will the Minister commit to reducing this burden on the...

Scottish Parliament: Veterans (Health and Wellbeing) (17 May 2018)

Daniel Johnson: ...members have rightly raised questions about mental health for veterans. Those mental health issues are often impacted by, or have underlying causes in, neurodevelopmental disorders such as ADHD and autism spectrum disorders, and the case study in the report is useful in highlighting those issues. What help and support will be extended by the Scottish Government to veterans with...

National Autism and Education Strategy - Question (16 May 2018)

National Autism and Education Strategy - Question

Carers: Back Pay Liability - Question (16 May 2018)

Baroness Richardson of Calow: ...that is widely felt within the social care sector. I am associated with a charity called Walsingham Support, which supports adults with learning difficulties: those with brain-acquired injury, autism and complex needs. Like many other care providers, it is finding it very difficult to comply with the current exercise, which is for back-pay liability in respect of night-working. Until...

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Children: Autism (16 May 2018)

Emma Lewell-Buck: ...the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, if he will make an assessment of the effectiveness of NICE guidelines on the identification of, assessment of and interventions for children with autism.

ADHD Diagnosis and Treatment (15 May 2018)

Jackie Doyle-Price: ..., discrimination, because the way that our education system is set up does not really address their needs. That is something we should all wish to tackle. There are similarities with the way that autism and conditions such as dyslexia were treated in the past. If the abilities to learn are not there, people can fall out of the system. The truth is that they have a very different skill set...

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Autism (15 May 2018)

Laura Pidcock: To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what recent assessment he has made of the trends in waiting times for Autism Spectrum Disorder assessments; and if he will make a statement.

Nursing - Question for Short Debate (14 May 2018)

Baroness Hollins: ...mental health worldwide and to think about how nurses globally could learn from nursing experience in the United Kingdom in supporting people with learning disabilities and perhaps people with autism. In this country, we rightly discuss the issue of parity of esteem between mental health and physical health. However, globally, the lack of parity is even more evident. The World Health...

Schools that Work for Everyone Consultation - Statement (14 May 2018)

Lord Agnew of Oulton: ...is the logic that underpins it. In relation to SEN, I do not have the detailed information here but I can say we have just announced 14 free schools specialising in special educational needs, including autism and mental health. I think we have opened something like 70 free schools over the last five years that, again, focus on special educational needs.

Written Answers — Department for Education: Pupils: Dyslexia (14 May 2018)

Emma Lewell-Buck: To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what comparative estimate he has made of the number of school children with autism who were subject to (a) education, health and care plans and (b) statements under the previous SEN and learning difficulties assessments in each of the last five years.

Written Answers — Department for Education: Pupils: Autism (14 May 2018)

Emma Lewell-Buck: To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what pathways his Department has established at schools for the identification of children with autism in schools.

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Social Security Benefits: Dyspraxia (14 May 2018)

Emma Lewell-Buck: To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how many job seekers diagnosed with autism have been sanctioned for failure to submit (a) paperwork and (b) online documentation in each of the last five years.

Health and Social Care Committee and Education Committee (10 May 2018)

Lisa Cameron: ...of the strategy relies very much on supervision from those key professionals. Secondly, we need to be targeting complex groups where more than one difficulty is present, such as the many children with autistic spectrum disorder who also suffer mental health problems comorbidly. Much more must be done on access to autism diagnosis alongside treatment and early intervention for mental health...

Previous Business – Lords: Grand Committee (10 May 2018)

Eradicating health inequalities for autistic people and people with learning disabilities – Lord Touhig. Short debate

Learning Disabilities Mortality Review - Statement (9 May 2018)

Lord O'Shaughnessy: ...there is a programme called Building the Right Support, which is trying to increase the amount of care delivered in community settings, bringing people with learning difficulties, disabilities and autism out of in-patient care to more suitable care in the community. The intention is to reduce the use of in-patient beds for people in mental health hospitals by 35% to 50% between March 2015...

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Autism: Children (9 May 2018)

David Simpson: To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what steps his Department is taking to ensure greater awareness among parents of the symptoms of autism in children.

G4S: Immigration Removal Centres (8 May 2018)

Dame Cheryl Gillan: ...’s having taken swift action following the appalling “Panorama” programme. These immigration centres contain many vulnerable people. Feltham young offenders institution became the first autism accredited penal establishment in the world, and it found that that helped greatly. Will the Minister look into the possibility of rolling out that programme, particularly across...

Learning Disabilities Mortality Review (8 May 2018)

Dame Cheryl Gillan: Every preventable death brings personal tragedy, as was highlighted in a 2016 report by Autistica, the autism charity, entitled “Personal tragedies, public crisis”. Autistic adults with a learning disability are 40 times more likely to die prematurely. That is why I welcomed the Government’s announcement in March that reducing the gap in life expectancy for autistic people...

Written Answers — Department for Education: Corporal Punishment: Children (4 May 2018)

Nadhim Zahawi: ...Care and the Department for Education will shortly publish guidance for healthcare staff on reducing the need for restrictive interventions on children and young people with learning disabilities, autism and mental health needs.


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