Results 1–20 of 4522 for autism OR autistic OR asperger

UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities — [Dame Cheryl Gillan in the Chair] (20 Jun 2018)

Sarah Newton: ...chairmanship, Dame Cheryl, as you have taken a lifelong interest in disabled people and made a personal difference by introducing the first piece of legislation specifically supporting people with autism. I congratulate the hon. Member for Canterbury (Rosie Duffield) on securing her first Westminster Hall debate. Given the way she has approached it, I am sure it will not be the last....

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Mental Illness: Children and Young People (20 Jun 2018)

Norman Lamb: ...of State for Health and Social Care, when he plans to publish the outcome of the consultation on restraint and restrictive intervention for children and young people with learning disabilities, autism spectrum disorders and mental health issues.

Scottish Parliament: Access to Medicines (20 Jun 2018)

Brian Whittle: ...one penny of what we have spent on this wonderful, kind hearted intelligent young woman. Having completed a degree in performance music, she has gone on to work with children and young adults with Autism—now a piano teacher herself. She also has worked extremely hard on her fitness as an adult which is the main reason she has got to being 31 years old!” The age of 31 has...

Health and Social Care: Personal Health and Care Budgets (19 Jun 2018)

Jeremy Hunt: ...to people with the most complex health needs. That would be about 350,000 people and would include anyone with a continuing NHS need combined with a mental health need, a learning disability, autism or PTSD. Obviously, it would be hugely significant if we were able to proceed with that.

Health and Social Care: Epilepsy Guidance (Autism) (19 Jun 2018)

Epilepsy Guidance (Autism)

Home Affairs: Accessibility Challenges: Invisible Disabilities (18 Jun 2018)

Sarah Newton: ...a mobility need if they have a device or a wheelchair. Somebody with a visual impairment may have an assistance dog or a cane, but as we have heard this evening many health conditions— dyslexia, autism, acquired brain injuries and all sorts of other conditions—are simply not visible to the human eye. The Equality Act 2010 has a very clear definition of disability. It says that...

NHS Long-Term Plan: Acquired Brain Injury (18 Jun 2018)

Liz Twist: .... Of course, we know about the pressure that teachers already face in their work. Many young people do not have a formal diagnosis of acquired brain injury, so they can be misdiagnosed as being on the autistic spectrum or as having attention deficit hyperactivity disorder. This can be a real detriment to their outcomes and future development. It is not just at school that children and...

European Union (Withdrawal) Bill - Commons Reasons and Amendments (18 Jun 2018)

Lord Hain: ...-layered, complex and embedded in daily life on both sides. We know from the mapping exercise conducted by the EU with the British and Irish Governments that there are a reported 142 areas of north/south co-operation, ranging from services providing specialist autism and cancer care to those dealing with waste management and environmental protection. Are these amendments sufficient to...

Scottish Parliament: Mental Health (13 Jun 2018)

Maureen Watt: ...mental health and incapacity legislation is based on rights and principles. The review of how the Mental Health (Care and Treatment) (Scotland) Act 2003 works for those who have learning disability and autism is under way, and we have consulted on proposals for reform of our incapacity legislation. A further piece of work that will conclude soon is the development of our new suicide...

Written Answers — Department for Education: Teachers: Training (12 Jun 2018)

Dame Cheryl Gillan: To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what her Department plans to include in the autism module that will be included in initial teacher training; and when delivery of that module will be commenced.

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Personal Independence Payment: Autism (11 Jun 2018)

Toby Perkins: To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how many people diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder who were unsuccessful in their application for personal independence payment have had that decision overturned on appeal.

Employment Rates — [Sir Roger Gale in the Chair] (6 Jun 2018)

Luke Pollard: ...who works in the employment sector, told me that the job opportunities advertised for students and graduates often involve temporary contracts in low-skilled roles. Similarly, Mat, from Plymouth, shared his experience of having high-functioning autism and described his job search as “impossible”. That should shame us all. The challenge for us is how and where we present job...

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Personal Independence Payment: Autism (6 Jun 2018)

Toby Perkins: To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how many people diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder who previously received disability living allowance have been successful in their application for personal independence payments.

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Personal Independence Payment: Autism (6 Jun 2018)

Toby Perkins: ...steps have been taken to ensure that staff conducting the medical assessments of personal independence payment applicants understand the (a) care and (b) mobility needs of people diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder.

Digeorge Syndrome (Review and National Health Service Duty) (5 Jun 2018)

David Duguid: ...lifespan. Congenital heart disease is a common concern, as well as defects in the palate and a range of learning difficulties. Worryingly, children who are born with 22q and present with learning difficulties are often misdiagnosed as being on the autistic spectrum. Studies have shown that although some of the developmental symptoms may be similar, the causes of the symptoms are quite...

Scottish Parliament: Celebrating Scotland’s Volunteers (5 Jun 2018)

Mark McDonald: ...of the work of the cafe; at the end of every year, it distributes its profits to other voluntary organisations and charities in Aberdeen, giving back to the community. I will end by highlighting the Triple A’s—the Autism Awareness Association—in my constituency, which is a social support group for those on the autistic spectrum. It is primarily targeted at teenagers and...

Children: Special Educational Needs - Question (4 Jun 2018)

Lord Storey: ...less on educational needs—young people and children often do not get the support that they need. A family from Liverpool wrote to me about Eva, who is at nursery. The nursery staff think that she is autistic, but she will have to wait 12 to 18 months because there is only one occupational therapist at Alder Hey Hospital to put her on the pathway. What would the Minister advise on this?

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Autism and Learning Disability (4 Jun 2018)

Barbara Keeley: To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, how many people with (a) a learning disability and (b) autism have been discharged into community settings from hospital in each year since 2015.

Written Answers — Department for Education: Autism: Barnsley (4 Jun 2018)

Dan Jarvis: To ask the Secretary of State for Education, if he will take steps to ensure that people in Barnsley with severe autism have local access to specialist schools and services without having to travel to Wakefield or Rotherham for such school and services.

Written Answers — Department for Education: Autism: Barnsley (4 Jun 2018)

Dan Jarvis: To ask the Secretary of State for Education, whether his Department is taking steps to ensure that specialist schools in Barnsley have sufficient resources to teach people who have severe autism.


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