Results 41–60 of 4388 for autism OR autistic OR asperger

Written Answers — Department of Health: Autism (21 Nov 2017)

Barry Sheerman: To ask the Secretary of State for Health, if he will bring forward legislative proposals on autism.

Written Answers — Department of Health: Autism: Children (21 Nov 2017)

Anna Turley: To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what steps he is taking to improve NHS timescales for diagnosing children with autism.

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Work Capability Assessment: Autism (20 Nov 2017)

Thangam Debbonaire: ...of State for Work and Pensions, what steps his Department has taken to ensure that training offered to those carrying out work capability assessments complies with statutory obligations under the Autism Act 2009.

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Work Capability Assessment: Autism (20 Nov 2017)

Thangam Debbonaire: To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, whether people administering work capability assessments are required to undertake training on autism and autistic spectrum disorders; and if he will make a statement.

National Health Service (Charges to Overseas Visitors) (Amendment) Regulations 2017 - Motion to Regret (16 Nov 2017)

Baroness Hollins: ...health conditions. Challenging administrative errors and information on digital records in the health service can be difficult for all of us, let alone those with impaired capacity, communication and learning disabilities, or autism. What safeguards are in place to prevent errors in requiring up-front payment? Without robust safeguards, those most in need of care may be those least able to...

Universal Credit - Motion to Take Note (16 Nov 2017)

Lord Touhig: ...appear to be talking of a 10-year strategy. Is that now the policy? We need clarity, because at the current rate of providing opportunities for disabled people to get into work it will take half a century to cut the numbers in half. I turn briefly to the issue of people with autism. The disability employment gap is wide but the autism employment gap is even wider. The National Autistic...

Business of the House (16 Nov 2017)

Andrea Leadsom: ...of the Scottish National party. Subject to be announced. Thursday 30 November—Debate on a motion on treatment of SMEs by RBS Global Restructuring Group, followed by debate on a motion on mental health and suicide within the autism community. The subjects for these debates were determined by the Backbench Business Committee. Friday 1 December—Private Members’ Bills. I...

Written Answers — Department for Education: Pupil Exclusions: Appeals (16 Nov 2017)

Norman Lamb: To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what guidance has been issued by her Department to ensure that school governors give appropriate consideration to autism and SEND when considering exclusion appeals.

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

Barry Sheerman: To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what steps his Department has taken to prohibit the promotion, sale and use of MMS chlorine dioxide bleach as a cure for autism.

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...


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