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Disability-inclusive Development - Question for Short Debate (13 Dec 2018)

Baroness Jenkin of Kennington: ...areas of Syria—pioneering the use of new assessment tools to help meet the needs of children with disabilities—and a young boy of 11, himself with a disability, teaching coding to people with autism and Tourette’s in Bangladesh. By centering the strategy on inclusive education, social protection, economic empowerment and humanitarian action, DfID is committing to empowering disabled...

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Health Services: Learning Disability (13 Dec 2018)

Barbara Keeley: To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what estimate he has made of the cost to NHS England of the treatment of patients with (a) learning disabilities and (b) autism in assessment and treatment units in each year since 2010.

Scottish Parliament: Demonstrating Leadership in Human Rights (13 Dec 2018)

Annie Wells: ...feels like a major shift in attitudes to mental health, for many people everyday stigma continues, in particular in the workplace. In the context of education, the work of the cross-party group on autism has opened my eyes to the struggles of pupils with additional support needs. That is something that I will pursue. Human rights have not only changed our country; they have given us a...

Mental Capacity (Amendment) Bill [HL] - Third Reading (11 Dec 2018)

Baroness Thornton: ...of the Bill. If noble Lords cast their minds back to the summer, we were thrown into this Bill at very short notice, as were those organisations. I thank Mencap, VoiceAbility, Mind, the National Autistic Society, the Alzheimer’s Society and the Relatives and Residents Association. I must also mention Lucy Series at Cardiff University, who provided some fantastic briefing. I thank...

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Health Professions: Training (10 Dec 2018)

Dan Jarvis: To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, if his Department will make Autism and Learning Disability Training mandatory for all healthcare professionals.

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Health Services: Learning Disability (10 Dec 2018)

Caroline Dinenage: ...has published Learning Disability Improvement Standards for NHS trusts in England to help ensure that trusts monitor and review the care they provide to people with a learning disability or autism. Compliance with these standards will ensure that trusts assure themselves that they have the necessary structures, processes, workforce and skills to deliver the outcomes that people with...

Scottish Parliament: Additional Support Needs Teachers (6 Dec 2018)

Richard Leonard: ...000. Need is up by over 30 per cent, but the number of qualified teachers is down by over 6 per cent. Yesterday, I spoke to the mother of a 13-year-old boy called Callum. Callum has low-functioning autism. He struggled last year with his move to high school. He was placed in a department of additional support. Callum’s family believes that the teacher in charge of his class did not have...

Written Answers — Department for Education: Special Educational Needs (5 Dec 2018)

Nadhim Zahawi: ...pupils effectively. Additionally, DfE has funded a range of organisations to develop specialist resources and training to support teachers to identify and effectively meet the needs of pupils with autism; dyslexia and specific learning difficulties; speech, language and communication needs; sensory impairments and physical disabilities. All the materials funded by the department are hosted...

Young People with Autism (Educational Provision) (5 Dec 2018)

Young People with Autism (Educational Provision)

Oral Answers to Questions — Prime Minister: Engagements (5 Dec 2018)

Julie Cooper: ...with special educational needs are not having those needs met at school and that over 2,000 children on education, health and care plans in 2018 received no support whatsoever. Ambitious about Autism reports a 60% increase over the past four years in autistic children being excluded from school. Will the Prime Minister please look beyond those figures to the children affected and to the...

Written Answers — Department for Education: Autism: Special Educational Needs (4 Dec 2018)

David Simpson: To ask the Secretary of State for Education, if his Department will take steps to reduce the time taken for autistic children to receive a statement of special educational needs.

Autistic Children’s Experiences of School (4 Dec 2018)

Autistic Children’s Experiences of School

Written Answers — Department for Education: Children: Care Homes (3 Dec 2018)

Anneliese Dodds: To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what estimate he has made of the number of children's home placements available for children with a combination of autistic spectrum disorder, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder and emotional and behavioural difficulties.

Scottish Parliament: Homelessness (29 Nov 2018)

Alex Cole-Hamilton: ...been a failure to recognise families’ highly specific needs. I find the system extremely dispassionate when it comes to disability and additional support needs, particularly where children with autism are concerned. I am grateful for the Labour amendment’s referencing of domestic violence, because I think that we should treat women who are fleeing an abusive relationship with their...

Oral Answers to Questions — Church Commissioners: Christmas (29 Nov 2018)

Dame Cheryl Gillan: The message of Christmas is one of renewal and hope. Will my right hon. Friend bring a message of hope to people with autism in prison? It is essential that those who minister to them understand the condition. In the new year, will she look at ensuring that all prison chaplains are trained in autism? In that way, the Christmas message could be extended into 2019.

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Autism: Health Services (28 Nov 2018)

Jim Shannon: To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, how many autistic children are in solitary confinement in assessment and treatment units.

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Employment: Autism (28 Nov 2018)

Thangam Debbonaire: To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what assessment she has made of the effect of the Disability Confident scheme on the gap between the number of people in employment (a) with autism and (b) in the general population.

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Employment: Autism (28 Nov 2018)

Thangam Debbonaire: To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what steps she is taking to increase the rate of retention in employment of people with autism.


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