Results 21–40 of 4342 for autism OR autistic OR asperger

Written Answers — Department of Health: Autism: Southwark (16 Nov 2017)

Harriet Harman: To ask the Secretary of State for Health, how many people in (a) Camberwell and Peckham constituency and (b) the London Borough of Southwark have been diagnosed with autism in each of the last five years.

Scottish Parliament: Secure Residential Psychiatric Care for Children (16 Nov 2017)

Daniel Johnson: ...beds? Does he agree that Libbi Toledo’s case seems to follow the weary pattern of missed opportunities, with Libbi having been identified as having attention deficit hyperactivity disorder and autism spectrum disorder, but with that not being followed by formal diagnosis, specific follow-up or support?

Written Answers — Department for Communities and Local Government: Supported Housing: Learning Disability (15 Nov 2017)

Marcus Jones: ...; and mental ill health. The Department of Health is also working with colleagues in NHS England on the Transforming Care Programme. The programme aims to ensure that people with learning disabilities and/or autism, mental illness or challenging behaviour are not kept in hospitals but are cared for in line with best practice, based on their individual needs. This is in addition to the...

Oral Answers to Questions — Health: Topical Questions (14 Nov 2017)

Lisa Cameron: The Health Committee heard that to obtain a diagnosis of autistic spectrum disorder, many struggling children and families face a postcode lottery. Will the Department seek to publish baseline data so that we know where trained clinicians are positioned across NHS England, to ensure that workforce planning is undertaken appropriately?

Written Answers — Department for Education: Special Educational Needs: Gloucestershire (9 Nov 2017)

David Drew: To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what the average rate of exclusion for children with autism as their primary need was in (a) Gloucestershire and (b) the UK in each of the last five years.

Scottish Parliament: Junior Minister (8 Nov 2017)

Jackson Carlaw: ...resignation in our relatively short history. I thank the former minister for his service and note, in particular, the focus that he brought with real passion and feeling to the issues of children with autism. I thought that he did a commendable job in that regard. We welcome the appointment of Maree Todd, a new member in 2016. She has worked hard in the chamber and has built a reputation...

Temporary Accommodation (7 Nov 2017)

Ruth Cadbury: ...that are damp, that are dangerous and where the repairs are inadequate. There are homes that are inaccessible for those with disabilities or that are unsuitable for children with special needs such as autism. Temporary accommodation is becoming more unaffordable, as landlords in west London expect a higher return. The local housing allowance cap has fallen, so the local authority is left...

Written Answers — Home Office: Hate Crime (7 Nov 2017)

Lord Touhig: ...Government, further to the answer by Baroness Williams of Trafford on 18 October (HL Deb, col 616), what steps they are taking to record hate crimes against people with learning difficulties and autism separately from crimes against people with other disabilities.

Mental Health Education in Schools — [Mr Graham Brady in the Chair] (6 Nov 2017)

Lisa Cameron: ...measure up, but we can tap into the resources that children use and turn that around, ensuring that their mental wellbeing is a key part of those apps and social media. Focusing on diagnostic testing and access to it is also key, particularly for autism, and I have tried to champion it throughout my time in this House, because it is badly needed. Parents continually come to us all saying...

Oral Answers to Questions — Education: Special Educational Needs (6 Nov 2017)

Huw Merriman: One child in 100 is on the autistic spectrum, and 70% of those children will go to mainstream schools. The Government have a proud record in supporting autism; what more can be done to encourage best practice across the mainstream school sector?

Mental Health Units (Use of Force) Bill (3 Nov 2017)

Nick Thomas-Symonds: I am grateful to my hon. Friend for bringing forward this very important Bill. Many families in my constituency have contacted me, including some affected by autism, and they are very concerned about the kind of face-down restraint that he has described so movingly in talking about this case. Does he agree that it is very important to have boundaries on the use of this restraint, and that...

Written Answers — Ministry of Justice: Personal Independence Payment: Appeals (3 Nov 2017)

Chris Ruane: To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, what assessment he has made of the effect on people with autism of participating in a potentially stressful personal independence payment tribunal.

Scottish Parliament: Inclusive Education (2 Nov 2017)

John Swinney: ...including support for the bereaved, for those from armed forces families and for those whose parents are imprisoned. In addition, it is now commonplace for able pupils to be educated alongside pupils who would traditionally have received support for autism, dyslexia or sensory impairment and, of course, pupils with disabilities. The outcomes for children and young people with additional...

Written Answers — Department of Health: In Vitro Fertilisation (1 Nov 2017)

Lord Winston: To ask Her Majesty's Government, in each year since 2008, what has been the incidence of (1) foetal abnormalities, and (2) autism or other neurological disorder, in birth or pregnancies resulting from the use of frozen oocytes after thawing and fertilisation.

Scottish Parliament: Health (1 Nov 2017)

Shona Robison: ...Division to review referrals to CAMHS, and I am happy to announce today that Mr Andrew Rome has been appointed to chair the review of how our mental health legislation meets the needs of people with learning disabilities or autism, which we committed to in our mental health strategy. The need to ensure that we have the workforce that we need now and in the future is why we published the...

Education Funding: Wirral (31 Oct 2017)

Margaret Greenwood: ...pupils. One such school, which works with children in their early years, which we all know are so important for everything that happens in the rest of their lives, is Ganneys Meadow Nursery School. Around 20% of the children there have special educational needs and/or a disability, including autism, epilepsy or mobility problems. The families of a number of the children are on low incomes,...

Written Ministerial Statements — Department of Health: Government Interim response to the Law Commission report on Mental Capacity and Deprivation of Liberty (30 Oct 2017)

Jackie Doyle-Price: ...around people, their wishes and aspirations. This Government is committed to take action to reform mental health and transforming care for people with conditions such as dementia, learning difficulties and autism. Action to reform the current Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards regime is an important contribution towards achieving these aims including effectively protecting some of the most...

Scottish Parliament: Scottish Disability Sport (26 Oct 2017)

Jeremy Balfour: ...: they include the whole class, rather than picking out certain individuals. The training continues to evolve. Following further consultation of teachers and practitioners, and in conjunction with the National Autistic Society, new training has been developed on working with people who face other challenges. Scottish Disability Sport is working with 23 Scottish governing bodies on how to...

The Prime Minister Was Asked: Engagements (25 Oct 2017)

Kevan Jones: ...for those in mental health crisis. Today, however, parts of our mental health system are in crisis. In my North Durham constituency children, young people and families are waiting two years for autism assessments. The Secretary of State agrees that that is unacceptable. What is the Prime Minister going to do to turn her well-intentioned statements on mental health into action?


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