Results 181–200 of 4166 for autism OR autistic OR asperger

Written Answers — Department of Health: Long Stay Patients: Learning Disability (26 May 2016)

Alistair Burt: The number of patients in an inpatient setting with learning disabilities, autistic spectrum disorder and/or behaviour that challenges on 30 September 2013 was 3,250, on 30 September 2014 was 3,230 and on September 2015 was 3,000 (Learning Disability Census: England 2013/14/15).

Scottish Parliament: Taking Scotland Forward (26 May 2016)

Claudia Beamish: ...some of the commitments and expectations that have been raised through the Carers (Scotland) Act 2016. During the election campaign, my first meeting was with a group of parents of children on the autism spectrum. Those parents identified concerns about the slow pace of school support post referral and the failure to provide a parental out-of-school group in villages such as Lesmahagow....

Scottish Parliament: Taking Scotland Forward (25 May 2016)

Bob Doris: ...about palliative care. It is vital for a lot of families who have not been quite as fortunate in getting that early intervention. Secondly, I note that, in Glasgow, there have been significant issues with young people who have been diagnosed as being on the autistic spectrum, particularly those moving from nursery to primary school, and a feeling that there has been a forced mainstreaming...

Oral Answers to Questions — Prime Minister: Engagements (25 May 2016)

Cat Smith: I have a 14-year-old autistic constituent, who got on very at primary school, but since moving to secondary school, its uncompromising one-size-fits-all approach has left him with a special school as his only option. What will the Chancellor do to make sure that when the independent expert group looking at initial teacher training reports back, Ministers will ensure that specific autism...

Written Answers — Department of Health: Health Services: Learning Disability (24 May 2016)

Jonathan Reynolds: To ask the Secretary of State for Health, how many patients currently in Assessment and Treatment Units have been diagnosed with autism.

Written Answers — Department of Health: Autism: Diagnosis (24 May 2016)

Cheryl Gillan: To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what the average time taken for autism diagnosis was by age and gender at time of diagnosis for each year from 2013.

Defending Public Services (23 May 2016)

Norman Lamb: ...of State for Justice, with his reforming instincts, to go further. A fundamental failure of public policy is reflected in the number of people in our prisons with mental ill health, learning disability and autism, and the number of people in prison in connection with drug addiction or offences relating to the criminal market in drugs. We are seeing a spike in the number of suicides in our...

Queen’s Speech - Debate (2nd Day) (19 May 2016)

Lord Addington: ...interpret maths as being funny symbols and somebody talking in a foreign language. My knowledge of this, of course, is not good. Those with dyspraxia who have problems with vision and writing need to be taught in a different way. Autism may also be added to the mix. Unless teachers are aware that some pupils have different learning patterns and teach them in a different way, those pupils...

Scottish Parliament: Ministers and Junior Ministers (19 May 2016)

Nicola Sturgeon: ...8217;s approval of four new appointments. As with the new Cabinet positions, their roles reflect the priorities of Government and our new powers. Mark McDonald has been a hard-working back bencher and a strong campaigner on improving educational services for children with autism, an experience that will serve him well in his new post. Mark will be the first minister with a specific remit...

Written Answers — Department of Health: Autism: Diagnosis (10 May 2016)

Roger Godsiff: To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what steps he is taking to reduce waiting times for autism diagnosis.

Safety in Custody and Violence in Prisons (9 May 2016)

Cheryl Gillan: ...more and more about the violence that affects our prisons. Violence can sometimes be due to the inappropriate handling of prisoners with mental health problems or, indeed, those on the autism spectrum, and just small changes can make a difference to the behaviour of such individuals. Does the Minister welcome the National Autistic Society’s initiative for some of our prisons to have...

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Work and Health Programme (9 May 2016)

Cat Smith: ...Pensions, whether the specification for the Work and Health Programme to provide specialist support for long-term unemployed and claimants with health conditions and disabilities will require (a) autism and (b) other conditions of claimants to be recorded by both providers and Jobcentre Plus; and what discussions he has had about which conditions will be recorded.

Oral Answers to Questions — Work and Pensions: Long-term Youth Unemployment (9 May 2016)

Ian Lucas: A young autistic constituent of mine was asked by his DWP work adviser what he enjoyed doing. He replied that he enjoyed being a DJ as a hobby. His reward was to have a demand for repayment of £7,000 in benefits, having been accused of working when he did the DJing as a hobby. Is that the type of understanding approach for autistic people that this Minister likes to see from people...

Oral Answers to Questions — Work and Pensions: Work and Health Programme (9 May 2016)

Cheryl Gillan: My right hon. Friend knows that one of the key challenges in supporting autistic people into work is ensuring that we identify what works. There are very few data on work outcomes for autistic adults. Can she assure me that the new Work and Health programme will record whether someone on the programme is on the autism spectrum, so that we can track whether the programme has been successful...

Oral Answers to Questions — Work and Pensions: Disabled People: Work (9 May 2016)

Justin Tomlinson: ...disabilities. In addition, in recognition of what the hon. Member for Huddersfield (Mr Sheerman) said, the taskforce will in future look at opportunities in apprenticeships for people with autism and other hidden impairments.

Written Answers — Department of Health: Autism (5 May 2016)

Patrick Grady: To ask the Secretary of State for Health, if he will issue a response to Early Day Motion 1424, Autism awareness.

Written Answers — Department for Education: Teachers: Training (4 May 2016)

Luciana Berger: To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what training is provided to teachers on working with children who have autism spectrum disorder.

Written Answers — Department for Education: Pupils: Autism (4 May 2016)

Luciana Berger: To ask the Secretary of State for Education, how many children in (a) primary and (b) secondary non-specialist schools have autism spectrum disorder; how schools are required to identify those children; and what support her Department gives to those children.

Southern Health NHS Foundation Trust (3 May 2016)

Greg Mulholland: The failure of care for people with mental health issues, learning disabilities and autism has been shocking and the board should go. Equally shocking is that, 11 months before Connor Sparrowhawk’s tragic and unnecessary death, failures had been identified but not acted on. What can the Minister do to ensure that, as part of a robust inspection regime, when failures are identified they...

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