Results 41–60 of 4613 for autism OR autistic OR asperger

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?

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.

UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities — [Dame Cheryl Gillan in the Chair] (20 Jun 2018)

Sarah Newton: ...chairmanship, Dame Cheryl, as you have taken a lifelong interest in disabled people and made a personal difference by introducing the first piece of legislation specifically supporting people with autism. I congratulate the hon. Member for Canterbury (Rosie Duffield) on securing her first Westminster Hall debate. Given the way she has approached it, I am sure it will not be the last....

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Mental Illness: Children and Young People (20 Jun 2018)

Norman Lamb: ...of State for Health and Social Care, when he plans to publish the outcome of the consultation on restraint and restrictive intervention for children and young people with learning disabilities, autism spectrum disorders and mental health issues.

Scottish Parliament: Access to Medicines (20 Jun 2018)

Brian Whittle: penny of what we have spent on this wonderful, kind hearted intelligent young woman. Having completed a degree in performance music, she has gone on to work with children and young adults with Autism—now a piano teacher herself. She also has worked extremely hard on her fitness as an adult which is the main reason she has got to being 31 years old!” The age of 31 has...

Health and Social Care: Personal Health and Care Budgets (19 Jun 2018)

Jeremy Hunt: people with the most complex health needs. That would be about 350,000 people and would include anyone with a continuing NHS need combined with a mental health need, a learning disability, autism or PTSD. Obviously, it would be hugely significant if we were able to proceed with that.

Health and Social Care: Epilepsy Guidance (Autism) (19 Jun 2018)

Epilepsy Guidance (Autism)

Home Affairs: Accessibility Challenges: Invisible Disabilities (18 Jun 2018)

Sarah Newton: ...a mobility need if they have a device or a wheelchair. Somebody with a visual impairment may have an assistance dog or a cane, but as we have heard this evening many health conditions— dyslexia, autism, acquired brain injuries and all sorts of other conditions—are simply not visible to the human eye. The Equality Act 2010 has a very clear definition of disability. It says that...

NHS Long-Term Plan: Acquired Brain Injury (18 Jun 2018)

Liz Twist: .... Of course, we know about the pressure that teachers already face in their work. Many young people do not have a formal diagnosis of acquired brain injury, so they can be misdiagnosed as being on the autistic spectrum or as having attention deficit hyperactivity disorder. This can be a real detriment to their outcomes and future development. It is not just at school that children and...

European Union (Withdrawal) Bill - Commons Reasons and Amendments (18 Jun 2018)

Lord Hain: ...-layered, complex and embedded in daily life on both sides. We know from the mapping exercise conducted by the EU with the British and Irish Governments that there are a reported 142 areas of north/south co-operation, ranging from services providing specialist autism and cancer care to those dealing with waste management and environmental protection. Are these amendments sufficient to...

Scottish Parliament: Mental Health (13 Jun 2018)

Maureen Watt: ...mental health and incapacity legislation is based on rights and principles. The review of how the Mental Health (Care and Treatment) (Scotland) Act 2003 works for those who have learning disability and autism is under way, and we have consulted on proposals for reform of our incapacity legislation. A further piece of work that will conclude soon is the development of our new suicide...

Written Answers — Department for Education: Teachers: Training (12 Jun 2018)

Dame Cheryl Gillan: To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what her Department plans to include in the autism module that will be included in initial teacher training; and when delivery of that module will be commenced.

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