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Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: NHS: Training (16 Jan 2019)

Paul Farrelly: To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what steps he is taking to involve people with learning disabilities and autism in the development of mandatory training for NHS staff.

Public Bill Committee: Mental Capacity (Amendment) Bill [Lords]: Schedule to be inserted as Schedule AA1 to the Mental Capacity Act 2005 (15 Jan 2019)

...technique. In two years, he was restrained 199 times. He suffered significant harm in the time that he was in the care home and his behaviour worsened. The key thing with learning disabled or autistic people is that their behaviour can degrade to a point where it becomes difficult to put them in a community setting, and that made it harder for him to move to living independently in the...

Dentistry: Children - Question (15 Jan 2019)

Baroness Manzoor: ...ensure that children with learning disabilities have their needs met by dental services and will work with partners to bring dental checks to children and young people with a learning disability, autism or both in special residential schools. That is part of the 10-year plan, but I do not have the figures that the noble Baroness requested and I will write to her with them.

Public Bill Committee: Mental Capacity (Amendment) Bill [Lords]: Schedule to be inserted as Schedule AA1 to the Mental Capacity Act 2005 (15 Jan 2019)

Barbara Keeley: .... The Opposition know, and the Minister knows all too well, the pernicious behaviour of independent hospitals when it comes to the treatment of vulnerable people with learning disabilities and autistic people detained under mental health legislation. A number of scandalous cases have come to light in recent months relating to the treatment of autistic people and people with learning...

Backbench Business: Recognition of Fibromyalgia as a Disability — [Mr Adrian Bailey in the Chair] (15 Jan 2019)

David Amess: .... Member for Chesterfield (Toby Perkins) on raising this subject. Frankly, until he became interested, we had not spent too much time on it. Over the years there have been battles to hear voices on autism, dyslexia and ME, but it has taken the hon. Gentleman’s raising the subject to get so many colleagues here this morning. We all know people who, when asked how they are, go into great...

Health and Social Care: People with Autism and Learning Disabilities (15 Jan 2019)

People with Autism and Learning Disabilities

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: NHS Trusts: Greater London (14 Jan 2019)

Stephen Hammond: ...mental health and substance misuse services 86,0001 Central and North West London Foundation Trust CAMHS Tier 4. Kingswood Hospital. Five additional beds for people with learning difficulties/autistic spectrum disorders 2,090 Central and North West London Foundation Trust CAMHS Tier 4. 12 additional beds 2,100 Central and North West London NHS Foundation Trust Northwick Park...

Written Answers — Department for Education: Special Educational Needs: Autism (14 Jan 2019)

Harriet Harman: To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what the average waiting time was for a child to be assessed for an Education, Health Care Plan after receiving a diagnosis of autism spectrum disorder in (a) the London Borough of Southwark, (b) London and (c) England in each of the last five years.

Business of the House (10 Jan 2019)

Alison Thewliss: The Irn-Bru carnival at the Scottish Event Campus in Glasgow has been running autism-friendly sessions, which encouraged people with autism to enjoy all the fun of the fair over the festive period. There are good initiatives elsewhere in Glasgow to help people with autism and their families, such as a dedicated space within the St Enoch Centre. Will the Leader of the House join me in...

Scottish Parliament: Additional Support Needs (Funding) (10 Jan 2019)

Patrick Harvie: ...the devastating impact if councils are forced down that road. I would like to tell the First Minister about one disturbing example of that. Ryan is five years old, lives in Falkirk and has severe autism. His mum wrote to explain that the family were happy when his nursery recommended sending him to a mainstream primary school, because the support that he needed was there. She said: “The...

Previous Business – Commons: Select Committee (9 Jan 2019)

Human Rights: The detention of young people with learning disabilities and autism. 3:15 pm; Other
Witnesses: Dr Paul Lelliott, Deputy Chief Inspector of Hospitals (and lead for mental health), Care Quality Commission Ray James, National Learning Disability Director, NHS England Dr Jean O’Hara, National Clinical Director, Learning Disabilities, NHS England

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Jobcentre Plus: Training (8 Jan 2019)

Thangam Debbonaire: To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what plans she has to make an assessment of the effectiveness of the Autism and Hidden Impairment training for Jobcentre Plus staff in reducing the gap between national employment rates and rates of employment for people on the autistic spectrum.

NHS Long-term Plan - Statement (7 Jan 2019)

Baroness Manzoor: ...of a child’s life, so we can be the best place in the world in which to be born, in every sense. We will improve how the NHS cares for children and young people with learning disabilities and autism by ending inappropriate hospitalisation, reducing over-medicalisation and providing high-quality care in the community. The NHS will tackle unacceptable health inequalities by targeting...

NHS Long-Term Plan (7 Jan 2019)

Norman Lamb: The Secretary of State was absolutely right to commit in his statement to ending the inappropriate hospitalisation of people with learning disability and autism, but the long-term plan itself postpones for five years the ambition of reducing by 50% the number of people who are in institutions. Mencap has described that as disgraceful. It amounts to abandoning the current plan to reduce the...

Written Answers — Department for Education: Special Educational Needs (20 Dec 2018)

Lord Agnew of Oulton: .... Additionally, the department 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 on the...

Disability Support (19 Dec 2018)

Ruth George: ...in income of nearly £10,000 a year—that those families will see under universal credit. It is no wonder that families fear universal credit. A constituent with a four-year-old son who is autistic and non-verbal wrote to me to say that she has had to give up work to care for him because she cannot get care in the school holidays, so as well as losing her own wage, she has also lost tax...

Train Operating Companies: Yorkshire — [Dame Cheryl Gillan in the Chair] (19 Dec 2018)

Rachael Maskell: ...that are needed; we need to change the environments to accommodate diversity. I suggest that the Minister talks to the TSSA, which is a leader in this field, about how we can accommodate autism and other such things, and make sure that our stations are supportive of people with sensory impairments. Let me give the Minister a gentle reminder: guards are on trains not just to close doors,...

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Autism: Psychiatric Hospitals (19 Dec 2018)

Jim Shannon: To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what steps he is taking to ensure that autistic people are not placed inappropriately in psychiatric wards and units.


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