Results 61–80 of 4480 for autism OR autistic OR asperger

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

the Countess of Mar: To ask Her Majesty's Government whether they have made an assessment of the findings of Matthew Mold et al on aluminium in brain tissue in autism, reported in the Journal of Trace Elements in Medicine and Biology; and if so, whether they will encourage further investigation of the link between the incidence of autism spectrum disorder and aluminium.

European Union (Withdrawal) Bill: Plain English summary of retained direct EU legislation (20 Dec 2017)

Oliver Heald: Does my hon. Friend agree that the Autism Act 2009 was such an example, as was the legislation creating marine protection zones that was brought in by our former hon. Friend the Member for Uxbridge and South Ruislip.

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Employment: Disability (20 Dec 2017)

Sarah Newton: ...increase the capacity of the Access to Work Mental Health Support Service. A proof of concept of local supported employment will work with experts in helping people with learning disabilities and autism into work. Specialist Employment Support includes providers with specialist expertise in sensory impairments. We have also progressed with roll-out of the Personal Support Package, a range...

Written Answers — Cabinet Office: Employment: Autism (19 Dec 2017)

Damien Moore: To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office, what the rate of employment was for people with autism and Asperger's syndrome in each month of (a) 2010-11, (b) 2011-12, (c) 2012-13, (d) 2013-14, (e) 2014-15, (f) 2015-16 and (g) 2016-17 in (I) Southport and (ii) the UK.

Written Answers — Department of Health: Department of Health: Families (19 Dec 2017)

Jackie Doyle-Price: ...and true collaborative partnership working with stakeholders where families are strongly represented. The Transforming Care Programme recognises that when children and young people have a learning disability, autism or both and behaviours that challenge and/or a mental health condition, the impact on the family as a whole can be significant. One of the key principles of our Transforming...

Written Answers — Ministry of Justice: Sexual Offences (19 Dec 2017)

Lord Bradley: ...Majesty's Government how many convicted sex offenders are (1) in prison, and (2) under supervision in the community; and how many in each of those categories have (a) a learning disability, or (b) autism.

Oral Answers to Questions — Health: Mental Health Workforce (19 Dec 2017)

Lisa Cameron: There are still not enough staff trained in autism diagnosis across the NHS. Would the Secretary of State consider training a specialist in each community, adolescent and child mental health service right across the country to ensure that there is no longer a postcode lottery?

Oral Answers to Questions — Health: Mental Health Services: Children and Young People (19 Dec 2017)

Trudy Harrison: “Jesse Evans—Autism Adventures” highlights the daily challenges faced by families living with autism, who are supported by self-sustaining groups such as Autism around the Combe. Will the Minister explain how the recent announcement of a multimillion pound development at West Cumberland Hospital will help those families?

Finance (No. 2) Bill: Review on inclusive growth and equality (18 Dec 2017)

Emma Hardy: ...8217;s services is down by £19.5 million, with more than a quarter of the spending power cut since 2010. That is just half of the £37 million that the council has to cut before 2020. The time taken to get a diagnosis of autism is up, with the average waiting time now at 14 months. The number of Sure Start centres in the city is down since 2010. Those centres were instrumental in...

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Employment: Disability (18 Dec 2017)

Sarah Newton: five JCP districts are eligible.The Local Supported Employment (LSE) proof of concept ‘place and train’ model, which aims to move disabled people, notably those with learning disability and autism, into real jobs at the going rate of pay, with support for both individual and employer.

Disabled Students’ Allowance - Question (14 Dec 2017)

Lord Touhig: My Lords, there is evidence that schoolchildren with disability and autism are excluded by many of their peers throughout their school lives and teachers are often not equipped to be able to help and resolve problems. What are the Government doing to ensure that that experience does not continue when those young people enter higher education?

Work Capability Assessments — [Siobhain McDonagh in the Chair] (13 Dec 2017)

David Linden: I’m still waiting for the result of my WCA.” That should certainly sound alarm bells in this House. Closer to home, Michelle Ferns, a member of my constituency casework team, has a profoundly autistic son, Richard, who is non-verbal. During Richard’s assessment, Michelle was asked by the professional—the professional!—whether Richard still had autism....

Petition - Oundle Library: Mental Health Provision: Children and Young People (12 Dec 2017)

Luciana Berger: ...and vulnerable young woman did not get the treatment that she needed. But why was his continued intervention needed? The case of Jack was brought to me this weekend. Jack is eight years old, and he has autistic spectrum disorder. He is in a severe state of anxiety and distress, and he has spent the last eight weeks on a ward in Alder Hey Children’s Hospital. He has had no specialist...

Written Answers — Department of Health: Autism: Children (12 Dec 2017)

Lisa Cameron: To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what guidance his Department has issued on the sharing of information between medical and educational professionals following a diagnosis of autism for a young person.

Scottish Parliament: Year of Young People (12 Dec 2017)

Daniel Johnson: to highlight neurodevelopmental disorders. The specific additional support needs that many children have create a fundamental barrier to their learning. Every classroom will have a child with autism spectrum disorder, dyslexia or attention deficit hyperactivity disorder—or maybe a combination of those three things. The fact that we have lost additional support teachers and...

Oral Answers to Questions — Education: Topical Questions (11 Dec 2017)

Rosie Cooper: ...8217;s contacted me recently and explained in depth how their son’s school failed to consider his needs, and the great stress that that caused them as a family. As a signatory to the Ambitious about Autism pledge in the last Parliament, may I ask the Secretary of State what action her Department is taking to ensure that school staff are properly trained and have adequate resources?

Education and Society - Motion to Take Note (8 Dec 2017)

Lord Agnew of Oulton: .... The noble Lord, Lord Addington, asked about initial teacher training in special educational needs. I am happy to report that we have developed specialist resources for initial teacher training through the National College for Teaching and Leadership and advanced-level online modules in areas including autism and language needs. This will enhance teachers’ knowledge, understanding...

Social Care - Statement (7 Dec 2017)

Baroness Uddin: ...fact that the Minister says that the Government are looking at integrated care. That is not the experience of men, women and children on the ground; I declare an interest in that I have a son with autism but I receive no service, so I do not really need to declare that. I think an awful lot of parents are like myself and my husband: their families manage it themselves. The level of support...

Prison Reform and Safety (7 Dec 2017)

Norman Lamb: ...truth that we simply incarcerate too many people, particularly people with mental health problems? A staggering percentage of people in Britain have mental health problems, learning disabilities or autism. Should we not be investing more in keeping people out of prison and ensuring that they receive the treatment that they need to help them to avoid the criminal justice system in the...

Written Answers — Department for Education: Autism: Special Educational Needs (7 Dec 2017)

Jo Platt: To ask the Secretary of State for Education, pursuant to the Answer of 13 November to Question 112473, how many of the 150,000 education staff trained via the Autism Education Trust (AET) are (a) teachers and (b) school support staff; and what plans she has to continue the work of the trust.

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