Results 1–20 of 4571 for autism OR autistic OR asperger

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Mental Health: Travellers (25 Jul 2018)

Lord O'Shaughnessy: ...ability to provide ethnic breakdowns with confidence. The Mental Health Services Data Set (MHSDS) collects data on people in contact with National Health Service funded secondary mental health, autism and learning disability services, including secure mental health hospitals. The MHSDS uses ethnicity codes which align with the 2011 Census and NOMIS ethnic groups and includes a category...

Standards: Summer Adjournment (24 Jul 2018)

Jared O'Mara: ...truly sorry as they hurt a lot of people, I have been unable to speak in the House with confidence until now. I currently speak in the capacity of an independent Member. I am also Parliament’s very first autistic MP, as well as having cerebral palsy and other disabilities. This fills me with immense pride. It is an honour for me to have the chance to represent our country’s...

Civil Aviation (Accessibility) (24 Jul 2018)

Helen Whately: ...the person gets to the airport, staff at the check-in desk may not be trained to recognise their disability and might not know how to help them, especially if it is a hidden disability such as autism or dementia. If the person is deaf, they will not hear an announcement of a last-minute change of gate and might end up missing their flight as a result. As a wheelchair user, they...

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Social Security Benefits: Asperger's Syndrome (24 Jul 2018)

Marion Fellows: To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what assessment she has made of the effect of the replacement of Aspergers with Autistic Spectrum Disorder in the fifth edition of the Diagnosis and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders on the ability of people with Aspergers to claim personal independence payment and employment support allowance as a result of being required to secure a...

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Autism: Mental Health Services (23 Jul 2018)

Helen Hayes: To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, how many (a) boys and (b) girls with a diagnosis of autism were refused CAMHS treatment in each of the last five years.

Written Answers — Department for Education: Pupils: Autism (23 Jul 2018)

Helen Hayes: To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what assessment he has made of trends in the level of educational attainment of female students with autism at (a) primary school and (b) secondary school level.

Written Answers — Department for Education: Pupils: Autism (23 Jul 2018)

Helen Hayes: To ask the Secretary of State for Education, how many (a) schoolboys and (b) schoolgirls with autism as their primary educational special need received a (i) permanent and (ii) fixed period exclusion in (A) Dulwich and West Norwood constituency, (B) London, and (C) England in each year since 2010.

Written Answers — Department for Education: Pupils: Autism (23 Jul 2018)

Helen Hayes: To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what recent estimate he has made of the number of children who have an autism diagnosis who are home schooled.

Written Answers — Department for Education: Pupils: Autism (23 Jul 2018)

Helen Hayes: To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what assessment he has made of the (a) effectiveness of Applied Behaviour Analysis in relation to autistic students and (b) effect of that analysis on the mental wellbeing of those students.

Esa Underpayments (19 Jul 2018)

Barry Sheerman: As a former shadow Minister with responsibility for disability rights—a very long time ago—I have a keen interest in this, and, as chairman of the Westminster Commission on Autism, a contemporary one. In my time, I have seen a lot of mistakes in this kind of area. The secret is to come to the House, to apologise fulsomely and to put it right. The numbers she mentioned mean a lot...

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Autism (19 Jul 2018)

Helen Hayes: To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, how many people who have a diagnosis of autism have been in hospital for more than two years by ethnicity.

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Autism (19 Jul 2018)

Helen Hayes: To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, how many instances of misdiagnosis which were corrected to a diagnosis of autism have occurred in each of the last five years by gender.

Points of Order: Anti-loitering Devices (Regulation) (17 Jul 2018)

Giles Watling: ...Research. He concluded that the people who use these devices neglect: the effect on very young children, babies, and animals; the effect on children with pre-existing conditions that make them especially sensitive, such as autism; the effects, both mental and physical, on children who cannot avoid long-term exposure, because of where they live or the school to which they go; and the lack...

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Autism (17 Jul 2018)

Helen Hayes: To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what recent assessment he has made of the level of post-diagnostic support for people who are diagnosed with autism at age 25 or over.

Mental Capacity (Amendment) Bill [HL] - Second Reading (Continued) (16 Jul 2018)

Baroness Thornton: ...’s Society, the Royal College of Psychiatrists and the Royal College of Speech and Language Therapists, a doctor from Cardiff University called Lucy Series, who sent me an excellent brief, the National Autistic Society and so on. This might be a small Bill, but it is one with potentially enormous consequences. It demands proper parliamentary scrutiny and, where necessary, amendments...

Mental Capacity (Amendment) Bill [HL] - Second Reading (16 Jul 2018)

Baroness Browning: ...Concerns have been expressed across the House on behalf of interested parties and the charitable third sector, particularly by my friend the noble Lord, Lord Touhig—he and I both serve as vice-presidents of the National Autistic Society. This brings forward another issue. A lot of noble Lords have spoken today about vulnerable people. That is who we are trying to address in this...

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Mental Health Services: Acute Beds (12 Jul 2018)

Jackie Doyle-Price: ...in the NHS in England since 2009 is shown in the following table. The table may not include all of the following types of bed - adult secure mental illness; adult secure learning disability and autism; adult eating disorder; child and mental health service Tier 4, including eating disorder; perinatal and neuropsychiatry. Period Number of available consultant-led mental illness beds ...

Schools: Exclusion of Disabled Children - Question (11 Jul 2018)

Lord Touhig: My Lords, I welcome the Minister’s reply, but I remind him that it was two years ago this month that the Government promised action on this matter. In the meantime, schools exclude pupils with autism and learning difficulties on the grounds that their behaviour may be disruptive. They do so rather than making amendments to help and support the teaching of these youngsters. Will the...

Oral Answers to Questions — Prime Minister: Engagements (11 Jul 2018)

Dame Cheryl Gillan: Every Member of Parliament will have about 1,000 constituents who are on the autistic spectrum, and who will suffer from anxiety and often, in crisis moments, will not know where to turn. All of us here are familiar with the expression “Don’t make a mountain out of a molehill”. This week sees the launch of Molehill Mountain, a free, groundbreaking smartphone app which has...

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Employment: Disability (10 Jul 2018)

Sarah Newton: ...involved in initiatives to create more opportunities for disabled people. For example in their Leeds office, partnering with the Lighthouse futures trust, they are providing 5 young adults with autism a year’s internship at KPMG. They also have a focus on social mobility and a successful apprenticeship program which has helped them widen participation into the professions. The number...


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