Results 21–40 of 4266 for autism OR autistic OR asperger

Written Answers — Department of Health: Autism (3 Jul 2017)

Roger Godsiff: To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what assessment he has made of steps to improve provision for the investigation and treatment of autism-related medical conditions.

Written Answers — Department of Health: NHS: Reorganisation (3 Jul 2017)

Norman Lamb: ...has made of whether proposals in each sustainability and transformation plan will improve access to, and the quality of, support for people with mental health conditions, learning disabilities and autism.

Written Answers — Department of Health: Autism (30 Jun 2017)

Helen Hayes: To ask the Secretary of State for Health, how many people who have a diagnosis of autism have been in hospital for more than two years.

Queen’s Speech - Debate (6th Day) (Continued) (29 Jun 2017)

Lord Addington: ...undertaking some work with Barry Sheerman MP in the House of Commons through a group called AchieveAbility, whose work is based on dyslexia and the other neuro-diverse conditions such as dyspraxia, dyscalculia and autism. It is about how you get further in life. We are looking at recruitment, and the big thing that we have discovered is that, with modern recruitment practices, big...

Debate on the Address: Health, Social Care and Security (28 Jun 2017)

Lisa Cameron: ...that funding for the placements of clinical psychologists continues. I would very much welcome comment and reassurance from the Secretary of State in that regard. On services for people who have autistic spectrum disorder, very many constituents with families come to see me who are concerned that their children may merit a diagnosis of autism but still continue to find that the situation...

Debate on the Address: Education and Local Services (27 Jun 2017)

Siobhain McDonagh: On the issue of a good school place for every child, the Secretary of State will be aware of the proposal that the local mental health trust in our area should no longer diagnose children with autism. Without a diagnosis there is no chance of an educational care plan, and without an ECP there is no opportunity for a child with autism to get a good school place. Will she personally intervene...

Queen’s Speech - Debate (3rd Day) (Continued) (26 Jun 2017)

Baroness Hollins: ...Mental Health Act and getting widespread agreement to reform will not, however, be easy. I strongly urge the Government to reconsider the criteria for detention for persons with a learning disability and/or autism. The current criteria allow such persons to be detained simply because they have learning disability or autism, in the absence of any associated mental illness. The current Act...

Housing and Social Security (22 Jun 2017)

Cheryl Gillan: ...truly delighted that in the Queen’s Speech we have had confirmation that the mental health legislation and how it is delivering for people will be reviewed. I know that the Minister is aware that mental health provision is a huge issue for people on the autism spectrum. Research suggests that more than 70% of children on the autism spectrum develop mental health problems during their...

Business of the House (22 Jun 2017)

Siobhain McDonagh: ...the Leader of the House find time for a debate on the plans of South West London and St George’s Mental Health NHS Trust and my local clinical commissioning group no longer to diagnose children with autism? The decision would mean that there will be no opportunity for a special educational needs statement and no opportunity, therefore, for an appropriate school place.

Scottish Parliament: Teacher Training Programme (17 May 2017)

Ross Greer: ...has started with issues in teacher education. We have heard some infamous examples—for example, how one member of staff was told to watch the sitcom “The Big Bang Theory” in order to learn about Asperger’s syndrome. That is a single incident, but unfortunately it is not entirely unique. Fully qualified teachers and people in training tell us that they do not have...

Scottish Parliament: Neurofibromatosis Awareness Day (17 May 2017)

Christine Grahame: ...or that of their children is; notes that NF is a progressive condition and can cause a variety of problems, including physical and learning difficulties and mental health issues, and is also linked to autism; appreciates that people have concerns that, due to lack of awareness, those affected may not receive the correct treatment in time, and notes hopes that across all UK NHS boards,...

Scottish Parliament: Disabled People (16 May 2017)

Alex Rowley: ...required for a fairer Scotland for disabled people. Enable Scotland points out, for learning disability week, that there are key issues, not least in education, where more than half of young people who have learning disabilities and/or autism spectrum disorders feel they are not achieving their full potential at school. Inclusion Scotland points out that although the Scottish Government...

Whirlpool: Product Safety System — [Ms Joan Ryan in the Chair] (26 Apr 2017)

Carolyn Harris: ...who is not a constituent. He sent me a photograph of his tumble dryer being repaired, 18 months after he brought it to Whirlpool’s attention. He was delighted that it was being repaired, but he told me that he has an acutely autistic little boy, who has spent the past 18 months believing that the tumble dryer is a very dangerous piece of equipment. He cannot now convince his child...

School Funding: North-east of England — [Mr Clive Betts in the Chair] (26 Apr 2017)

Anne-Marie Trevelyan: ...some of the challenges of how money for free schools is being spent—there is an enormous amount of good work going on. In Berwick-upon-Tweed, we are looking to apply for a free school to create an autism school, because there is an enormous gap across the north-east, particularly in rural areas, in provision for our autistic children. I will revert to mentioning my computer-geek son...

Scottish Parliament: Carers and Social Care (26 Apr 2017)

Alex Cole-Hamilton: ...out to provide care for the children they love, which they seem to do in near isolation. I am talking about people such as Khalida Hussein, who was relieved to finally get a diagnosis for her severely autistic son a year ago, only to discover that that meant joining an even longer waiting list for assessment and resource allocation, which she is yet to receive; Elspeth Martin, who is keen...

Oral Answers to Questions — Justice: Extremism in Prisons (25 Apr 2017)

Cheryl Gillan: Extremism in prisons means that vulnerable people, such as those with mental health problems or those on the autistic spectrum, could be at great risk in those closed environments. Will the Minister tell me what work the Government are doing to protect people from extremism within the prison system and what reasonable adjustments are being made to help those particularly vulnerable people?

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Employment: Autism (24 Apr 2017)

Corri Wilson: To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, if he will launch a national programme to promote the employment potential of autistic people to employers.

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Employment: Autism (24 Apr 2017)

Corri Wilson: To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, if he will record the number of autistic people in employment as part of the Labour Force Survey; and what steps his Department has taken to ensure that autistic people are benefitting from increased employment rates.

Written Answers — Department for Education: Schools: Vocational Guidance (21 Apr 2017)

Caroline Ansell: To ask the Secretary of State for Education, how many teachers with responsibility for providing careers advice have had training in autism.

Written Answers — Department for Education: Apprentices: Autism (21 Apr 2017)

Michael Tomlinson: To ask the Secretary of State for Education, how many autistic people completed apprenticeships in (a) 2013-14, (b) 2014-15 and (c) 2015-16.

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