Results 1–20 of 4254 for autism OR autistic OR asperger

Autism Diagnosis — [Mr George Howarth in the Chair] (13 Sep 2017)

Jackie Doyle-Price: ...celebrated, given the 2009 starting point that my right hon. Friend the Member for Chesham and Amersham (Mrs Gillan) mentioned. There have been significant advances in the treatment of people with autism, notwithstanding the serious issues raised today. I will not pretend that things are as they should be, because clearly they are not. Our ambition is for people to receive a timely autism...

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Employment: Autism (12 Sep 2017)

Rachael Maskell: To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what steps his Department is taking to increase the proportion of people diagnosed with autism who are in full-time or part-time work.

Written Answers — Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport: Swimming: Autism and Down's Syndrome (12 Sep 2017)

Heidi Allen: ...of the change to eligibility groups in the pilot scheme introduced by the International Federation for Intellectual Impairment Sport (INAS) on encouraging more people with Down's syndrome and autism to enter the 2017 INAS World Swimming Championships.

Written Answers — Department of Health: Autism: Medical Treatments (12 Sep 2017)

Louise Haigh: To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what his policy is on the practice of bleach enema as a treatment to cure autism; and if he will make a statement.

Written Answers — Department for Education: Pupil Exclusions: Autism (12 Sep 2017)

Barry Sheerman: To ask the Secretary of State for Education, who is responsible for recording and responding to unlawful practices relating to the exclusion from school of children with autism.

Written Answers — Department of Health: Autism (11 Sep 2017)

Helen Hayes: To ask the Secretary of State for Health, which measures set out in the cross-government suicide prevention strategy have been assessed as appropriate for autistic people.

Written Answers — Department of Health: Social Services: Disability (11 Sep 2017)

Jackie Doyle-Price: ...to people with eligible care and support needs in accordance with local priorities and the needs of the communities to which they are accountable. For people with a learning disability or autism who are known to adult social care services, or those in contact with secondary mental health services, local authorities are working with the Department for Work and Pensions to test an approach...

Digital Understanding - Motion to Take Note (7 Sep 2017)

Lord Addington: ...—for them it presents an absolute barrier. I have been studying a group called AchieveAbility and the problems relating to employment for those in the neurodiverse community—dyslexics, dyspraxics, those with autism and dyscalculics. The biggest problem that this group experiences with recruitment is through the big agencies. They insist that you go online—but you cannot...

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Jobseeker's Allowance: Learning Disability (7 Sep 2017)

Penny Mordaunt: ...and are working across Government and with local authorities, voluntary organisations and employers in the public and private sectors to achieve this. For people with a learning disability or autism who are known to adult social care services, or those in contact with secondary mental health services, we are working with local authorities, to test an approach to delivering supported...

Written Answers — Department of Health: Autism: Diagnosis (6 Sep 2017)

Luke Pollard: To ask the Secretary of State for Health, whether the assessment tools used in the diagnosis of autism are effective in the identification of co-morbid mental health problems.

Written Answers — Department of Health: Autism: Depressive Illnesses (6 Sep 2017)

Luke Pollard: To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what assessment he has made of which mental health interventions are effective for treating autistic people with anxiety or depression.

Written Answers — Department of Health: Autism: Mental Health Services (6 Sep 2017)

Helen Hayes: ...for Health, whether his Green Paper on Children and Young People's Mental Health will include specific measures to address anxiety disorders and other mental health conditions among children with autism.

Written Answers — Ministry of Justice: Coroners (5 Sep 2017)

Helen Hayes: To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, if he has made any assessment of whether autism diagnoses should be recorded in coroners' reports.

Written Answers — Department for Education: Pupil Exclusions (21 Jul 2017)

Barry Sheerman: To ask the Secretary of State for Education, how many and what proportion of school exclusions have been proved to be unlawful; and how many of those cases involved autistic children.

Written Answers — Department of Health: Children: Eyesight (20 Jul 2017)

Jim Shannon: To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what steps his Department is taking to improve the examination of eyes for (a) children with autism and (b) other sensory-effected children.

Prison and Youth Custody Centre Safety (19 Jul 2017)

Cheryl Gillan: I know the Minister appreciates the fact that people with autism are disproportionately represented in the custodial system. Notwithstanding the issues at YOI Feltham, it was in fact the first prison to receive autism-friendly accreditation, and the governor and staff there report that that contributed to a diminishment in violence levels across the whole estate. Some 20 prisons have...

Written Answers — Department for Education: Nascot Lawn Respite Service (18 Jul 2017)

Robert Goodwill: ...extent. The Mandate on which NHS England operates also includes the expectation that the NHS will reduce the health gap between people with mental health problems, learning disabilities and autism and the population as a whole, and support them to live full, healthy and independent lives. To support local authorities in meeting their duties, we made available £800 million in grants...

Written Answers — Department of Health: Autism (10 Jul 2017)

Cheryl Gillan: ...to the Independent Mental Health Taskforce report entitled Five Year Forward View on Mental Health published in February 2016, what the timetable is for the establishment of a care pathway for autism.

Women and Equalities: Ex-prisoners (Support) (6 Jul 2017)

Cheryl Gillan: ...of women in prison have experienced domestic violence. The Minister knows that many of the problems associated with women prisoners revolve around their mental health. With increasing evidence that autism is to be found among the female population, will the Minister take advantage of this new set of statistics to look at mental health provision for women leaving prison? That is most important.


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