Results 21–40 of 4171 for autism OR autistic OR asperger

Scottish Parliament: Education and Skills Organisations (Performance and Role) (12 Jan 2017)

Mark McDonald: Because the argument has been well rehearsed in the chamber, Monica Lennon will know that although additional support needs teachers are trained to deal with pupils with, for example, autism or dyslexia, the definition of additional support needs was expanded to include, for example, periods of bereavement and other short-term needs that require support above and beyond that which is normally...

Scottish Parliament: STEP Physical Literacy Programme (11 Jan 2017)

Elaine Smith: ...activity part of children’s everyday learning. Improving physical literacy is particularly advantageous for children and young people who can find it difficult to concentrate, such as those with dyslexia and autism. As deputy convener of the cross-party group on dyslexia and the mother of a rugby-playing dyslexic son, I was particularly pleased to see the STEP programme being...

Oral Answers to Questions — Work and Pensions: Disabled and Terminally Ill Children (9 Jan 2017)

Barry Sheerman: ...society. However, if the programme is to work for children, and not just for those who are terminally ill but people with disabilities—some disabilities are abilities; I am thinking here of autism—it must have teeth, leadership and resources.

Oral Answers to Questions — Work and Pensions: Health Outcomes: Work (9 Jan 2017)

Ian Lucas: The benefits of an autistic constituent of mine were taken away by a DWP caseworker after my constituent told that person that he enjoyed his hobby of being a disc jockey. He received a bill showing a fictional figure, invented by the DWP, representing the amount of income that the Department needed to recover. A work coach should be assisting individuals, not penalising them, so will the...

Oral Answers to Questions — Work and Pensions: Ex-offenders (9 Jan 2017)

Cheryl Gillan: The Minister will be aware that people on the autistic spectrum are disproportionately represented in the criminal justice system and that people with autism have great difficulty in finding jobs. Can he reassure me that when he looks at the consultation on the health and disability Green Paper, he will look specifically at people with autism and ex-offenders with autism, as only 16% of...

Scottish Parliament: Disability Delivery Plan (22 Dec 2016)

Linda Fabiani: 7. To ask the Scottish Government how its disability delivery plan will assist people with learning disabilities and autism into employment. (S5O-00515)

Universal Credit - Question for Short Debate (21 Dec 2016)

Baroness Thomas of Winchester: My Lords, I well remember the maiden speech of the noble Lord, Lord Freud, on the Autism Bill of 2009. In it, he said: “The approach presaged in the Welfare Reform Bill would allow us to find the very considerable resources necessary to transform the lives of those adults with autism. It would do so despite the very difficult times that we are facing, when the economic pressures on...

Brandon Rayat — [Mr Philip Hollobone in the Chair] (20 Dec 2016)

Keith Vaz: ...need to go to the school to get even more information. After literally running around in circles, Mina Rayat then waited for months without a substantive response. During that time, Brandon was awaiting an evaluation for suspected autism. That looks to me like bureaucracy failing to act, which affected the reaction times. I am worried about future cases such as this. That is why...

Written Answers — Department for Education: Autism: Pupil Exclusions (20 Dec 2016)

Catherine West: To ask the Secretary of State for Education, whether her Department provides guidance to schools and governing bodies on pupil exclusions and appeals concerning pupils with autism.

Exiting the Eu: Science and Research (19 Dec 2016)

Daniel Zeichner: ...a lab at the department of physiology, development and neuroscience at the University of Cambridge as part of a pairing scheme run by the Royal Society. I shadowed a neuroscientist-neurologist, Susanna Mierau, who is studying autism, and spent much of the day with her and her colleagues. It was a brilliant and inspiring day, but what was particularly striking was the number of people...

Oral Answers to Questions — Education: Special Needs Schools Multi-academy Trusts (19 Dec 2016)

Martin Vickers: I thank the Minister for meeting me a few weeks ago to discuss the contents of my ten-minute rule Bill on special needs and, in particular, on the admission of autistic children to schools. He mentioned at that time that the arrangements were not ideal and needed some adjustment. He mentioned a consultation. Can he please give us any more information on that?

Pupils with Autism Spectrum Disorders (15 Dec 2016)

Pupils with Autism Spectrum Disorders

Cabinet Office and the Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster: Government Services Online (14 Dec 2016)

Barry Sheerman: The Minister will know that online access has to be of the highest quality. The experience of some Departments has not been very reassuring. There are very talented people on the autism spectrum who are very good at this; will the Minister look at recruiting many of them to help make online services better?

Written Answers — Department of Health: Autism (14 Dec 2016)

Cheryl Gillan: To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what steps his Department is taking to ensure that the autism referral to treatment pathway announced in the Five Year Forward View on Mental Health is being developed; and for what reasons it was not included in NHS England's implementation plan for the Five Year Forward View.

Digital Economy Bill - Second Reading (13 Dec 2016)

Baroness Hollins: ...and how they deploy, use and interact with technology as a means of learning, empowerment, self-expression and connecting with others. But there are also real benefits to children and young people with learning disabilities and autism in using the internet to support learning and social interaction. Increasingly, the internet caters for these young people through using accessible design...

Public Bill Committee: Children and Social Work Bill [Lords]: Written evidence reported to the House (13 Dec 2016)

CSWB 01 A parent of a child in care with Asperger Syndrome/ASC CSWB 03 Royal College of Speech and Language Therapists CSWB 04 The Children's Society CSWB 05 Professional Standards Authority for Health and Social Care CSWB 06 Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health CSWB 07 Terrence Higgins Trust CSWB 08 Legal Action for Women

Public Bill Committee: Children and Social Work Bill [Lords]: Local offer for care leavers (13 Dec 2016)

Steve McCabe: ...“The Local Offer, Children and Parental Rights”. It has a nice foreword by the right hon. Member for Chesham and Amersham (Mrs Gillan), who is the chair of the all-party parliamentary group on autism. You will be delighted to know that I will not read the report to you, Mr Wilson, but there are some things in it that are worth noting. The offer, as it exists in the Children...

Written Answers — Home Office: Criminal Proceedings: Mental Illness (12 Dec 2016)

Kevin Brennan: ...Department, pursuant to the Answer of 8 November 2016 to Question 51510, on criminal proceedings: mental illness, if she will ensure that appropriate places of safety are extended to people with autism.

Scottish Parliament: Disability Delivery Plan (8 Dec 2016)

Alex Cole-Hamilton: ..., years and sometimes even decades to identify. I have raised a couple of times the case of Islay McKenzie, the schoolgirl in my constituency for whom it took nearly a year to get a diagnosis that she is on the autistic spectrum. Yesterday, it was my great pleasure to finally meet Islay in Parliament at the meeting of the cross-party group on children and young people. She is not alone....

Attorney General: Hate Crime (8 Dec 2016)

Henry Smith: I am grateful for my hon. and learned Friend’s answer. Can he say more specifically what the Government are doing to tackle hate crime against those with learning disabilities and autism?


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