Results 21–40 of 4264 for autism OR autistic OR asperger

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.

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Jobcentre Plus: Training (20 Apr 2017)

Margaret Greenwood: To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how many disability employment advisers have received training in dealing with people with autism.

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Jobcentre Plus: Training (20 Apr 2017)

Margaret Greenwood: To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how many Jobcentre Plus work coaches have received training in dealing with people with autism.

Long-term Health Problems and Work Outcomes — [Mr Philip Hollobone in the Chair] (18 Apr 2017)

Penny Mordaunt: ...support employers, but a shop window to the third sector and other organisations that can provide the expert, bespoke support that employers want. If, for example, a business has employed someone with autism, it will want expertise and expert advice, so we want to move forward with that immediately. The Disability Confident scheme is gathering pace, and there are many other things we can...

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Jobcentre Plus: Disability (18 Apr 2017)

Steve McCabe: To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what steps he plans to take to monitor the outcomes of support provided through Jobcentre Plus for (a) disabled and (b) autistic people.

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Access to Work Programme: Autism (18 Apr 2017)

Steve McCabe: To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what steps his Department is taking to ensure that the Access to Work Hidden Impairments Specialist Team is able to refer people to specialist autism-specific support.

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Social Security Benefits: Autism (18 Apr 2017)

Catherine West: To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, whether his Department records whether benefit claimants are on the autism spectrum.

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Work and Health Programme: Autism (18 Apr 2017)

Derek Twigg: To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what steps he plans to take to ensure that the Government's Work and Health Programme will ensure that autistic people have access to specialist support.

Scottish Parliament: Addaction (18 Apr 2017)

Ross Thomson: ..., with the right framework of care and support. I have been most struck by Addaction’s work with young people across the UK. Andrew was just 14 when he started taking cocaine and ecstasy as a means to combat his Asperger’s syndrome. What began as a means to feel more sociable and outgoing became a devastating addiction that caused Andrew to suffer paranoid delusions, extreme...

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Autism: Employment (5 Apr 2017)

Cat Smith: To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, with reference to the National Autistic Society's report, The autism employment gap: too much information in the workplace, published in October 2016, if he will make it his policy to increase the number of people with autism in employment.

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Jobcentres: Plaistow (4 Apr 2017)

Lyn Brown: To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, if he will make an assessment of the effect of the closure of Plaistow Jobcentre Plus on people with (a) learning disabilities, (b) autism, (c) sensory impairment and (d) others who find it difficult to travel independently.

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Employment: Learning Disability (4 Apr 2017)

Lord Henley: The Government strongly supports the need to provide more employment opportunities to adults with a learning disability or autism. In 2015 3,140 individuals with a learning disability started the Work Choice programme, with 61% achieving a job outcome. 2016 annual data are not yet available. In 2015 the department introduced Specialist Employability Support (SES) to provide up to a further...

Written Answers — Department of Health: Mental Health Services: Restraint Techniques (30 Mar 2017)

Norman Lamb: To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what assessment he has made of the implications for his policies on the care and treatment of people with learning disabilities and autism of the contents of the Channel 4 Dispatches programme, Under Lock and Key, broadcast on 1 March 2017; and what steps he is taking to investigate the use of restrictive practices such as restraint, seclusion and...

Scottish Parliament: Elmwood Campus (30 Mar 2017)

Alex Rowley: ...at Elmwood College through investment that had been gifted through a local trust. I remember meeting a number of pupils and teachers from a specialist support unit in the college, which supported people on the autistic spectrum. The provision and support were second to none. Elmwood College has played an important part in Fife, and I think that its being split between Fife College and SRUC...

Scottish Parliament: Mental Health Strategy (30 Mar 2017)

Maureen Watt: .... We will ensure that that is made clear in statutory guidance. We will also commission a review of current legislation to see whether—and what—further reforms are necessary so that the needs of people with learning disabilities and autism are properly taken into account. That is not the only legislation that we propose to consider. We will reform the adults with incapacity...


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