Results 61–80 of 4621 for autism OR autistic OR asperger

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.

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Personal Independence Payment: Autism (11 Jun 2018)

Toby Perkins: To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how many people diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder who were unsuccessful in their application for personal independence payment have had that decision overturned on appeal.

Employment Rates — [Sir Roger Gale in the Chair] (6 Jun 2018)

Luke Pollard: ...who works in the employment sector, told me that the job opportunities advertised for students and graduates often involve temporary contracts in low-skilled roles. Similarly, Mat, from Plymouth, shared his experience of having high-functioning autism and described his job search as “impossible”. That should shame us all. The challenge for us is how and where we present job...

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Personal Independence Payment: Autism (6 Jun 2018)

Toby Perkins: To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how many people diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder who previously received disability living allowance have been successful in their application for personal independence payments.

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Personal Independence Payment: Autism (6 Jun 2018)

Toby Perkins: ...steps have been taken to ensure that staff conducting the medical assessments of personal independence payment applicants understand the (a) care and (b) mobility needs of people diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder.

Digeorge Syndrome (Review and National Health Service Duty) (5 Jun 2018)

David Duguid: ...lifespan. Congenital heart disease is a common concern, as well as defects in the palate and a range of learning difficulties. Worryingly, children who are born with 22q and present with learning difficulties are often misdiagnosed as being on the autistic spectrum. Studies have shown that although some of the developmental symptoms may be similar, the causes of the symptoms are quite...

Scottish Parliament: Celebrating Scotland’s Volunteers (5 Jun 2018)

Mark McDonald: ...of the work of the cafe; at the end of every year, it distributes its profits to other voluntary organisations and charities in Aberdeen, giving back to the community. I will end by highlighting the Triple A’s—the Autism Awareness Association—in my constituency, which is a social support group for those on the autistic spectrum. It is primarily targeted at teenagers and...

Children: Special Educational Needs - Question (4 Jun 2018)

Lord Storey: ...less on educational needs—young people and children often do not get the support that they need. A family from Liverpool wrote to me about Eva, who is at nursery. The nursery staff think that she is autistic, but she will have to wait 12 to 18 months because there is only one occupational therapist at Alder Hey Hospital to put her on the pathway. What would the Minister advise on this?

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Autism and Learning Disability (4 Jun 2018)

Barbara Keeley: To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, how many people with (a) a learning disability and (b) autism have been discharged into community settings from hospital in each year since 2015.

Written Answers — Department for Education: Autism: Barnsley (4 Jun 2018)

Dan Jarvis: To ask the Secretary of State for Education, if he will take steps to ensure that people in Barnsley with severe autism have local access to specialist schools and services without having to travel to Wakefield or Rotherham for such school and services.

Written Answers — Department for Education: Autism: Barnsley (4 Jun 2018)

Dan Jarvis: To ask the Secretary of State for Education, whether his Department is taking steps to ensure that specialist schools in Barnsley have sufficient resources to teach people who have severe autism.

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Personal Independence Payment: Autism (30 May 2018)

Laura Smith: To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what support her Department provides to people with autism in relation to personal independence payment assessments.

Written Answers — Department for Education: Special Educational Needs: Autism (30 May 2018)

Lord Storey: To ask Her Majesty's Government how efforts to ensure that, from September, every new teacher will have an understanding of autism will be co-ordinated and delivered; and how long it will take to achieve this objective.

Written Answers — Department for Education: Children: Speech and Language Disorders (30 May 2018)

Lord Agnew of Oulton: ..., at national and local level. The recommendations of the ‘Bercow: Ten Years On’ report are very timely. They come at a time when we are considering the All Party Parliamentary Group on Autism’s report ‘Autism and education in England 2017’; and considering our response to Dame Christine Lenehan’s review of residential special schools, ‘Good...

Scottish Parliament: People with Learning Disabilities (Housing) (30 May 2018)

Pauline McNeill: ...to highlight two serious issues on which a response is required. Professionals in local authorities are not always sufficiently aware of adaptations that people with sensory impairments, learning disabilities or autism spectrum disorders might require. One respondent said that they were told that they were not entitled to adaptations to allow them to live in their own home, and wondered...

Written Answers — Women and Equalities: Autism: Equality (23 May 2018)

David Simpson: To ask the Minister for Women and Equalities, what steps she is taking to ensure people who have autism are given equal opportunities in employment.

National Funding Formula: Social Mobility — [Mr Charles Walker in the Chair] (22 May 2018)

Wera Hobhouse: ...for my child with special educational needs?” The school will answer, “We are sorry, we do not have the funds to provide that anymore.” If a school wants to put on extra support for a child with autism, that is not going to happen. If a school wants an extra member of staff to look after classes at lunchtime or to help children who are finding it difficult to transition,...

Scottish Parliament: Disability Employment Gap (22 May 2018)

Gillian Martin: ...change. I am particularly concerned that there are not enough opportunities for work for young adults with learning disabilities in my constituency. I know from friends who have sons and daughters with autism and other additional support needs how worried they are about them leaving school and about what lies ahead of them in the future. Therefore, I welcome the Scottish Government’s...

Oral Answers to Questions — Work and Pensions: Topical Questions (21 May 2018)

Paula Sherriff: My 20-year-old constituent Lucy has severe autism and learning disabilities. She has been told that she must attend a medical assessment to transition from employment and support allowance to universal credit. Medical advice says such an assessment will cause unnecessary stress and anxiety, but that advice has been ignored by the DWP. Will the Minister commit to reducing this burden on the...

Scottish Parliament: Veterans (Health and Wellbeing) (17 May 2018)

Daniel Johnson: ...members have rightly raised questions about mental health for veterans. Those mental health issues are often impacted by, or have underlying causes in, neurodevelopmental disorders such as ADHD and autism spectrum disorders, and the case study in the report is useful in highlighting those issues. What help and support will be extended by the Scottish Government to veterans with...


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