Results 1–20 of 4399 for autism OR autistic OR asperger

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...

Written Answers — Department for Transport: Blue Badge Scheme: Autism (2 Feb 2018)

Jim Shannon: To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what plans his Department has to introduce a Blue Badge scheme for people diagnosed with autism.

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Mental Health Services: Restraint Techniques (2 Feb 2018)

Jackie Doyle-Price: ...Data Set in 2016/17 is 53,188. 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. This is the first publication of this data and there are potential issues about which NHS Digital is making further assessment of the quality and completeness of these experimental...

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Mental Health Services: Restraint Techniques (2 Feb 2018)

Jackie Doyle-Price: Incidents of restraint of children and young people in contact with Mental Health, Learning Disabilities or Autism Spectrum Disorder Services are already recorded by trusts in the Mental Health Services Dataset. This records the date of the intervention, and the type.

Public Bill Committee: Financial Guidance and Claims Bill [Lords]: Functions (1 Feb 2018)

Jack Dromey: ...when it comes to making adjustments for visual and hearing impairments, that is rarely done in the context of the legal framework. In certain circumstances, where that is not done and where conditions such as a cancer diagnosis or neuro-diverse disabilities such as autism, brain injuries and dementia are not considered, that means that people are let down and there is a failure to comply...

Prisoners: Outdoors Endurance Activities: People with Autism: Public Building Access (31 Jan 2018)

Thangam Debbonaire: ...that, as my hon. Friend the Member for Makerfield said, does not just mean that we are wheelchair accessible, and that allows us, as other hon. Members also said, to see making buildings and organisations autism-friendly as something that benefits us all. I long for the day we have more quiet spaces on the estate for everybody’s benefit, but I think that that is part of thinking...

People with Mental Health Problems: Detainment (31 Jan 2018)

Nick Hurd: ...the way in which he presented it. Perhaps coincidentally, it follows a debate I was here for yesterday on perceived failings in the way in which the criminal justice system deals with people on the autism spectrum. The underlying challenge is the same: it is about awareness, understanding and ensuring not just that the right protocols are in place, but that they are implemented by human...

Personal Independence Payments — [Stewart Hosie in the Chair] (31 Jan 2018)

Melanie Onn: ...challenge of their condition but poor public transport links, the removal of Motability vehicles and the cost of alternative transport, such as private taxis. There is also a lack of consideration when those with autism or Asperger’s have to go somewhere different, travel in an unusual vehicle or simply be around other people in crowded environments, or of those who struggle with...

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Public Health (31 Jan 2018)

Caroline Dinenage: ...for providing guidance on the prevention and treatment of ill health and the promotion of good health and social care. NICE has published clinical guidelines on the diagnosis and management of autism in adults and children and young people (under the age of 19) and on the diagnosis and management of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in children over three years, young people...

Backbench Business: Criminal Justice System: Adults with Autism — [Sir Edward Leigh in the Chair] (30 Jan 2018)

Kevin Brennan: ...Member pointed out that it has been a learning curve for everyone present; I include myself among them. It is a subject on which we all can learn more and we would benefit from learning more about autism. In particular, I thank all colleagues who contributed with a speech or an intervention. I hope that as many as possible attend tomorrow’s debate brought by my hon. Friend the...


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