Results 141–160 of 4603 for autism OR autistic OR asperger

Petition - Accessibility in Chinley Station: Respite Care for Vulnerable Adults: Teesside (12 Mar 2018)

Caroline Dinenage: ...afoot, people have a tendency to feel concerned, and it is absolutely right that those concerns are articulated. Supporting the most vulnerable in our society—those with complex needs, those with autism and those with learning disabilities—is one of the most important but exacting tasks that health and social care commissioners face. It is a task that must be undertaken with a...

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Eating Disorders (12 Mar 2018)

Jackie Doyle-Price: non-specialist services for eating disorders for 2016/17 is 2,682. 2016/17 is the latest annual statistical information available on uses of secondary mental health, learning disabilities and autism services. These statistics are derived from the Mental Health Services Data Set published by NHS Digital at: Data have been calculated where a...

Children and Young People: Mental Health Services - Statement (8 Mar 2018)

Lord Sterling of Plaistow: ...number of them will be children. This will put a major strain on the service they require. I am interested also on a personal front. I have a marvellous young grandson who is on the upper end of autism, so I take a deep interest in both. I thank the Minister for what he has read out from the other place but I disagree. I am afraid that we are lacking hugely in this country. Basically, we...

Mental Health Services: Children and Young People (8 Mar 2018)

Barry Sheerman: Will the Minister listen more carefully to the voice of parents? All my experience as chair of the Westminster Commission on Autism tells me that if parents think there is something wrong with their child—whether it is a mental health challenge or autism—they want early diagnosis and treatment, and they want it at the standard that they have in Sweden.

Scottish Parliament: LEADER Programme (6 Mar 2018)

Joan McAlpine: needs to enter the world of work. The project aims to establish an alternative post-school progression route for those young people in Stewartry, which is another very rural area. Those young people mostly have autism spectrum disorder. They have already gained national qualifications, but they require additional support to take the next step into work. Another project for young...

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Autism: Screening (5 Mar 2018)

Jim Shannon: To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what plans there are for the NHS to make available a blood and urine test for autism.

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Mental Health Services: Children and Young People (1 Mar 2018)

Jackie Doyle-Price: NHS England in the North East and Cumbria commission in-patient services for children and young people with a mental illness, learning disabilities, autism and eating disorders. Young people have access to assessment and treatment units, psychiatric intensive care, low security and medium security, a complex neurodevelopmental service, and eating disorder outreach. NHS England is...

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Autism: Diagnosis (1 Mar 2018)

Paul Williams: To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what steps he has taken to ensure the collection of data to record the waiting times for autism diagnoses in England in version 3 of the Mental Health Services Data Set will begin from April 2018.

Homelessness (27 Feb 2018)

Layla Moran: and without funding for truly affordable rents, particularly social rents. Let me highlight the case of one of my constituents, who lives in a rented house in Abingdon with her two children, one of whom has autism. She recently contacted me because, despite working full time, she cannot afford her rent and is terrified of eviction. She has looked high and low, but cannot find anywhere...

Mental Health Act: CQC Report (27 Feb 2018)

Barry Sheerman: ...explain why we in West Yorkshire are one of only six authorities who have had year-on-year cuts for five years? We have now lost £20.4 million from the service. May I add that many people on the autism spectrum also find that they are in need of mental health services and they feel these cuts particularly?

Disabled People and Economic Growth (22 Feb 2018)

Marsha de Cordova: ...sighted individuals, only one in four people of working age is in work, and my hon. Friend the Member for Enfield, Southgate (Bambos Charalambous) mentioned the employment gap for those living with autism. The Office for National Statistics recently announced that it was suspending publication of the disability employment rate indefinitely. The motion notes the fact that there will be a...

Medicines and Medical Devices Safety Review - Statement (22 Feb 2018)

Baroness Masham of Ilton: My Lords, I thank the Minister for the support he has given to the epileptic women who have taken valproate, resulting in them having children with autism. The marking and the advice were not there for them. Does the Minister realise that many people are concerned about the European Medicines Agency, which deals with safety in medicines? It was housed in London at Canary Wharf but has now...

Medicines and Medical Devices Safety Review (21 Feb 2018)

Jon Ashworth: ...a whitewash. I am grateful to the Secretary of State for including sodium valproate. My constituent, Emma Friedmann, took sodium valproate during and after her pregnancy, leaving her son, Andrew, with severe autism along with hearing and sight problems. Andrew, who is now 18, needs round-the-clock, full-time care. Emma, like thousands of others affected, was never fully informed of the...

Brexit: European Arrest Warrant (European Union Committee) - Motion to Take Note (8 Feb 2018)

Lord Brown of Eaton-under-Heywood: ...that have undoubtedly helped; for example, the introduction of a forum bar, the effectiveness of which can be seen this very week in the Administrative Court’s judgment in the Lauri Love case, the computer hacker with Asperger’s who is not now to be extradited to the Unites States but who will, one trusts, instead be tried here for his alleged criminal activities. That was...

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Restraint Techniques: Children (7 Feb 2018)

Jackie Doyle-Price: Data on physical restraint of children and young people who are in contact with Mental Health, Learning Disabilities or Autism Spectrum Disorder Services is recorded by National Health Service trusts in the Mental Health Services Dataset.

Petition - Closure of Lloyds Bank Branch in Woolston: Autism: Educational Outcomes (6 Feb 2018)

Nadhim Zahawi: ...her and my hon. Friend the Member for Bexhill and Battle (Huw Merriman) on the excellent work they have done in this report. The debate is timely, following the recent all-party group inquiry on autism and education, where she co-chaired the work. I welcome the report and its recommendations. As we have heard, my right hon. Friend the Secretary of State attended its launch last week, and...

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Mental Health Services: Young People (6 Feb 2018)

Jackie Doyle-Price: ...aged under 18 in 2016/17 was 1,983. This figure is taken from the first publication of annual figures on the use of restrictive interventions in inpatient mental health, learning disabilities and autism services and earlier data is therefore not available. NHS Digital is continuing to review and improve what is currently an experimental statistical collection.

Health and Social Care: National Food Crime Unit (6 Feb 2018)

Barry Sheerman: May I send a brief message of congratulation to the Secretary of State for his rapid response to President Trump’s remarks about the values of the NHS? As chair of the Westminster Commission on Autism, let me now ask the Secretary of State a serious question. We are about to produce a report on the fake medicine that is sold to families with an autistic child. When the report is...

Committees: Jobcentre Closures (5 Feb 2018)

Patrick Grady: ...some doubt about whether he is receiving what he should, and I hope that the Minister or one of his counterparts will at some point reply to my letter of 13 December about that. This constituent has autism and found it difficult enough to travel to Maryhill in the first place, but it is now even more complicated to get to the Springburn jobcentre. These are exactly the kind of...

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