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Upcoming Business – Commons: Select Committee (23 Oct 2018)

Education: Special educational needs and disabilities. 10:00 am; Room 16, Palace of Westminster
Witnesses: Justin Cooke, Policy and Public Affairs Manager, Ambitious about Autism Matt Keer, Parent & contributor to the Special Needs Jungle website Julie Cordiner, Education Funding Specialist, School Financial Success Alyson Shields, Head of Education and Supported Learning, New College Durham Helen Wallace, Headteacher, Thameside Primary School David Clarke, Deputy Director for Education,...

Upcoming Business – Commons: Westminster Hall (22 Oct 2018)

E-petition 221033 relating to autism and learning disability training for healthcare professionals – Daniel Zeichner. Westminster Hall debate; 4:30 pm

Social Care Funding (17 Oct 2018)

Barbara Keeley: ...(Melanie Onn) just said, the effects of reduced access to care are very keenly felt, especially by older people, but I want to highlight what happens to young adults with learning disabilities and autism when there is too little funding to support them in the community. A recent BBC “File on 4” programme on transforming care highlighted the impact on young people with autism or...

Universal Credit (17 Oct 2018)

Shabana Mahmood: ...him to improve the system and fund it properly so that people are not forced into destitution in the first place. There is a particular difficulty in my constituency relating to constituents with autism and other mental health conditions moving on to universal credit, often because they have failed the assessment—they had previously been in receipt of employment and support...

GP Extended Access Services: Privatisation (17 Oct 2018)

Paul Williams: ...are in crisis and health inequalities in Stockton are the most stark in the whole country. Our local authority is struggling to deliver effective public health services because of the cuts, and waiting times for autism diagnosis for children have been four years, even though our health and wellbeing board, council and CCG have good plans to reduce that. For general practice, in some parts...

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Independent Assessment Services: Training (17 Oct 2018)

Marion Fellows: To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, with reference to the training of Independent Assessment Services' health professionals on Asperger’s and autism spectrum disorder, (a) who provides the training, (b) how many and what proportion of those health professionals have received that training; (c) how long the the training period is; (d) what the training consist of and (e)...

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Social Security Benefits: Autism (17 Oct 2018)

Marion Fellows: To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what discussions her Department has had with Asperger's and autism spectrum disorder organisations on (a) assessments for and (b) decisions on (i) personal independence payments and (ii) employment and support allowance claims.

Written Answers — Department for Education: Alternative Education: Special Educational Needs (16 Oct 2018)

Barry Sheerman: To ask the Secretary of State for Education, how many children and young people with a special educational primary need of autism were educated elsewhere and outside of a school setting in each of the last five years.

Mental Capacity (Amendment) Bill [HL] - Committee (2nd Day) (Continued) (15 Oct 2018)

Baroness Thornton: ...lack of independent assessment and oversight to guard against conflicts of interest in these settings. It is an issue that I know that organisations supporting people with learning disabilities and autism—Mencap and others—are also very concerned about. It is recognised that too many people with a learning disability and autism are stuck in assessment and treatment units and...

Written Answers — Ministry of Justice: Social Security Benefits: Appeals (15 Oct 2018)

Angela Eagle: To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, what his Department's policy is on supporting people who are on the autism spectrum at employment support allowance or personal independence payment tribunals.

Oral Answers to Questions — Work and Pensions: Disabled Entrepreneurs (15 Oct 2018)

Barry Sheerman: Is the Secretary of State aware of the neuro-diverse person who wants to become an entrepreneur and of the people with autism and the people on the autistic spectrum who want to get apprenticeships? Is it not a fact that the inability to get basic GCSE maths and English is a barrier to anyone getting an apprenticeship that will lead to entrepreneurship? What can she do to open up that pathway?

Oral Answers to Questions — Work and Pensions: Contracted-out Health Assessments (15 Oct 2018)

Mary Robinson: Given that people with autism can become particularly distressed and anxious at the prospect of a face-to-face assessment, what more can be done to support those people and perhaps conduct the assessment without the face-to-face interview?

Autistic Children (Exclusion from School) (3 Oct 2018)

Autistic Children (Exclusion from School)

Scottish Parliament: Social Security Charter (2 Oct 2018)

...issue that was raised by Inclusion Scotland was whether the core group is sufficiently representative of different types of impairment—in particular, learning disabled people or people with other cognitive impairments, such as autism, to ensure that the charter reflects their needs. I recognise that with a small group of about 30 there will be challenges around publishing details of...

Autism (School Exclusions) (27 Sep 2018)

Autism (School Exclusions)

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