Results 21–40 of 4581 for autism OR autistic OR asperger

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Speech and Language Disorders: Children and Young People (10 Jul 2018)

Lord O'Shaughnessy: ...A new speech and language therapy intervention for children who have Social Communication Disorder: feasibility and acceptability to service users and practitioners (Ref: PB-PG-1014-35011); - The Paediatric Autism Communication Trial - Generalised (PACT-G) (13/119/18); and - Identifying appropriate symbol communication aids for children who are non-speaking: enhancing clinical decision...

Oral Answers to Questions — Justice: Female Offenders (10 Jul 2018)

Barry Sheerman: ..., is close to my constituency. The message that I am getting from it recently is, first, about the evaluation of whether new prisoners are literate or numerate, and whether they have problems with autism. Secondly, it demands that all women prisoners should be safe and secure from sexual depredation when they are serving their sentence.

Mental Health Units (Use of Force) Bill (6 Jul 2018)

Barry Sheerman: As chair of the Westminster Commission on Autism, may I tell the hon. Gentleman that many people in the commission have a great interest in this Bill and support it? He has started off very reasonably in his remarks and I hope he will continue in that reasonable way, because the autism community want to see this Bill become law.

Transforming Care Programme (5 Jul 2018)

Norman Lamb: ...point was made about Alderwood and the experience of the constituents of the hon. Member for Dulwich and West Norwood (Helen Hayes). I also talked about Fauzia in this context. Training is needed in how autism affects individuals. It is not just about training in autism generally. Understanding the impact on an individual is what is so important, as is wider community training. The...

Written Answers — Department for Education: Special Educational Needs: Autism (5 Jul 2018)

Lord Watson of Invergowrie: To ask Her Majesty's Government what consideration they have given to introducing a national autism and education strategy.

Speech, Language and Communication Support for Children — [Ms Nadine Dorries in the Chair] (4 Jul 2018)

Marion Fellows: ...School. It has a language unit for children with a wide range of language difficulties. Some children need to be taught in the unit, but many go into the mainstream primary school. I have had great reports from constituents whose children are autistic or somewhere on the spectrum, who have been able to go on to a mainstream secondary school because their language skills have been so much...

Written Answers — Department for Education: Children: Speech and Language Disorders (4 Jul 2018)

Nadhim Zahawi: ...reforms, at national and local level. The recommendations of the ‘Bercow: Ten Years On’ report are very timely. They come at a time when we are considering the All Party Parliamentary Group on Autism’s report ‘Autism and education in England 2017’; and considering our response to Dame Christine Lenehan’s review of residential special schools, ‘Good...

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Personal Independence Payment: Autism and Dyspraxia (4 Jul 2018)

Lesley Laird: To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how many people with autism or dyspraxia who were receiving disability living allowance are (a) receiving personal independence payments and (b) no longer receiving any form of replacement benefit.

Public Bill Committee: Counter-Terrorism and Border Security Bill: Retention of biometric data for counter-terrorism purposes etc (3 Jul 2018)

Rupa Huq: ...Member for Bermondsey and Old Southwark that those categories were stratified, taking account of some mental health issues, the Exeter Giraffe would-be nail bomber Nicky Reilly had quite serious Asperger’s syndrome. The inquest has not been done, but he has since died in Manchester prison. He was a convert, and that is something else that concerns me. The point has been made to me...

Oral Answers to Questions — Work and Pensions: Universal Credit: Vulnerable Claimants (2 Jul 2018)

Esther McVey: My right hon. Friend, who does so much for people in her constituency, and particularly those with autism, raises a very good point. We will look into exactly what we can do to do that for the citizens advice bureaux, as we have a very good working relationship with them.

Oral Answers to Questions — Work and Pensions: Universal Credit: Claimant Satisfaction (2 Jul 2018)

Barry Sheerman: Has the Secretary of State looked into the level of satisfaction of people on the autism spectrum and of those facing similar challenges? Her Department’s offices around the country are very autism-unfriendly and difficult places for people on the autism spectrum to approach. When will her Department have a policy for autistic people?

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Autism and Learning Disability (2 Jul 2018)

Barbara Keeley: To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, pursuant to the Answers of 4 June 2018 to Questions 146805 and 146806 on Autism and Learning Disability, what recent progress has been made on meeting the target to decommission 900 beds by March 2019, as outlined in the Building the Right Support document, published in October 2015.

Disabled People - Motion to Take Note (28 Jun 2018)

Lord McKenzie of Luton: ...challenges to enjoying their rights across all areas of life, including inaccessible housing, transport and information; barriers to achieving justice; inappropriate long-term placements for people with learning disabilities or autism, and the lack of provision for supported decision-making. The briefing from Scope refers to the challenges of accessing social care and employment, and the...

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Learning Disability (27 Jun 2018)

Caroline Dinenage: ...also uses a workforce development fund to support the ongoing development of staff, with spending focused on priority areas, including staff working with people with learning disabilities and/or autism. Examples of the type of development that is supported includes, Positive Behavioural Support, Total Attachment Theory, Leadership programmes, Mindfulness-based Stress Reduction, Learning...

Public Bill Committee: Counter-Terrorism and Border Security Bill: Examination of Witnesses (26 Jun 2018)

Douglas Chapman: which people who may be fairly innocent—with mental health problems, for example—could be caught up in the Bill inadvertently? We have, for example, seen some cases involving people with autism who have been pulled into the counter-terrorism area—probably through their mental health issues—almost by error. Can you see any safeguards in the Bill, or in the justice...

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Autism: Children (26 Jun 2018)

David Simpson: To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, whether his Department plans to take steps to reduce waiting times for autism assessments for children.

Written Answers — Department for Education: Special Educational Needs: Speech and Language Disorders (26 Jun 2018)

Lord Shinkwin: ...they have to fund a national programme of training for education staff working with children and young people with speech, language and communication needs, similar to that previously funded for autism.

Oral Answers to Questions — Education: Special Educational Needs: Support Services (25 Jun 2018)

Nadhim Zahawi: It is important to ensure that children with SEND who want to and can be in mainstream education are able to. For example, 72% of children with autism are in mainstream education. We recently announced 14 new free special schools. As I said, it is important that, where councils need further provision to help to maintain children in mainstream education, they are able to create that.

Oral Answers to Questions — Education: Education Settings (25 Jun 2018)

Ruth George: Schools in High Peak tell me that the vast majority of their applications for education, health and care plans are refused, meaning that children with very serious special needs, including autism, are left struggling and teachers are left trying to cope with them in large classes. What is the Secretary of State doing to assess the number of children with special needs who receive no support...

Oral Answers to Questions — Education: Neurodiverse People (25 Jun 2018)

Nadhim Zahawi: I witnessed at first hand the work of the Autism Education Trust at the Rise School in Feltham, in helping to train schoolteachers, receptionists, caretakers and others across the teams in schools. About 175,000 people have been trained to recognise and help children with autism.

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