Results 81–100 of 4275 for autism OR autistic OR asperger

Written Answers — Department of Health: Mental Health Services: Restraint Techniques (10 Feb 2017)

Nicola Blackwood: .... The Department of Health and the Department for Education are working to produce, for consultation, new guidance on minimising the use of restraint on children and young people who have autism, learning disabilities or mental health issues, and whose behaviour challenges, in health and care settings and in special schools. Positive and Proactive Care introduced a requirement that...

Parking Places (Variation of Charges) Bill (3 Feb 2017)

James Morris: ...a new business in Halesowen high street, the English Rose Tea Room, owned by the inspirational Gemma. She has fulfilled a lifelong dream of owning a business, and has not allowed the challenges of autism to hold her back. We should be doing everything we can to help to create a business and shopper-friendly environment so that businesses like Gemma’s grow and thrive, and the barriers...

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Social Security Benefits (3 Feb 2017)

Andrew Rosindell: To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what financial support and advice on benefits his Department provides to help parents, children and carers who are affected by autism and Asperger's syndrome.

Armed Forces Covenant (2 Feb 2017)

Stuart Donaldson: ...quite soon he will be rowing solo from Portugal to French Guiana in aid of veterans. When he left the Royal Navy, he experienced quite severe mental challenges, and has recently been diagnosed with Asperger’s syndrome. Does my hon. Friend agree that the armed forces covenant and the work she has mentioned will mean—

Backbench Business: Alcohol Harm — [Robert Flello in the Chair] (2 Feb 2017)

Kelvin Hopkins: ...group on foetal alcohol spectrum disorder, which I was happy to contribute to, made strong recommendations on such information; I was pleased to emphasise the information that is required. FASD is the leading known cause of learning disabilities, and much of what is thought to be autism is actually the effects of alcohol consumed in pregnancy. The Government must wake up to the tragedy of...

Maintained Nursery Schools Funding — [Nadine Dorries in the Chair] (1 Feb 2017)

Melanie Onn: .... The guidance issued by the Pre-School Learning Alliance is explicit that funding is only for education or care provision, not meals or drinks. Some children at the nursery had evident special educational needs, from suspected autism to noticeable delays in speech development. Additional funding is available to support those children, but the length of time it takes for the children to...

Written Answers — Department of Health: Autism: Children (1 Feb 2017)

Jim Shannon: To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what non-educational support the Government provides to children with autism.

Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Medical Research (31 Jan 2017)

Cheryl Gillan: Autism is the most expensive medical condition in the UK, costing the economy more than £32 billion a year, according to the London School of Economics, yet we spend hardly anything on autism research compared with what we spend on research into cancer, heart disease and stroke, which cost the economy less. What can the Minister do to encourage more spending on autism research, which is...

Business without Debate: Doncaster and Bassetlaw NHS Trust STP (30 Jan 2017)

John Mann: ...or closing, as it has been; we want that reversed.” What is their vision, and my vision, of an NHS? Let me give the Minister the views of some of the real people—not the theory, not the stats, but the views of humans. Let me tell the Minister about the twins Leon and William, with autism spectrum disorder, milk allergies and other food intolerances, and learning difficulties,...

Written Answers — Department for Education: Autism: Special Educational Needs (30 Jan 2017)

Lord Hunt of Kings Heath: To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they will adopt the recommendation of the National Autistic Society in their School Report 2016 on how the Special Educational Needs and Disability (SEND) system is meeting the needs of children and young people on the autism spectrum in England to make the new system work more effectively by eliminating delays in accessing support.

Northern Ireland Assembly: Private Members' Business: Ministerial Code: Independent Investigation of Alleged Breaches (24 Jan 2017)

Jim Allister: — which would not debate cancer or autism but returned to protect the vested interests of SpAds and to vote it down. That says it all, really.

Northern Ireland Assembly: Ministerial Statement: Public Inquiry on the Renewable Heat Incentive Scheme (24 Jan 2017)

Máirtín Ó Muilleoir: ...communities that we mobilise and are active in, there is outrage over the cost of RHI. When people in the Duncairn Centre for Culture and Arts on the Antrim Road, the Mater Hospital, the Ballybeen autism resource centre in east Belfast, the great youth clubs or Sure Start clubs see the scale of the money involved — £85,000 a day — we understand why there is a lack of...

Written Answers — Department for Education: Autism: Special Educational Needs (20 Jan 2017)

Lord Hunt of Kings Heath: To ask Her Majesty’s Government what discussions they have had with the National Autistic Society on their School Report 2016 which reviewed how the Special Educational Needs System is meeting the needs of children and young people on the autism spectrum in England.

Written Answers — Department for Education: Autism: Children (18 Jan 2017)

Oliver Colvile: To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what guidance her Department publishes for parents and social workers on the use of restraining techniques for children with autism who exhibit or demonstrate violent behaviour.

Intellectual Property (Unjustified Threats) Bill [Lords]: Toilet Facilities: People with Disabilities (17 Jan 2017)

Gavin Barwell: ...interest in issues related to inclusion and accessibility. I know that the hon. Gentleman has a particular interest in such issues, given his role as vice-chair of the all-party parliamentary group on autism. In some ways, the fact that we need to debate the issue of accessible toilets is an indictment of our society. Confidence that one’s toilet needs can be met is something that...

Leaving the Eu: the Rural Economy: DWP Policies and Low-income Households (17 Jan 2017)

Drew Hendry: ...;underdeveloped”, and said there was increasing pressure on DWP staff. My team and I see it every day, day in, day out. Only yesterday, a constituent, Laura Shepherd, got in touch. She was at the end of her tether. Her 20-year-old son, Douglas, has severe autism, and has been on the waiting list for a work capability assessment since the end of September. During this time, they have...

Scottish Parliament: Education and Skills Organisations (Performance and Role) (12 Jan 2017)

Mark McDonald: Because the argument has been well rehearsed in the chamber, Monica Lennon will know that although additional support needs teachers are trained to deal with pupils with, for example, autism or dyslexia, the definition of additional support needs was expanded to include, for example, periods of bereavement and other short-term needs that require support above and beyond that which is normally...

Scottish Parliament: STEP Physical Literacy Programme (11 Jan 2017)

Elaine Smith: ...activity part of children’s everyday learning. Improving physical literacy is particularly advantageous for children and young people who can find it difficult to concentrate, such as those with dyslexia and autism. As deputy convener of the cross-party group on dyslexia and the mother of a rugby-playing dyslexic son, I was particularly pleased to see the STEP programme being...

Oral Answers to Questions — Work and Pensions: Disabled and Terminally Ill Children (9 Jan 2017)

Barry Sheerman: ...society. However, if the programme is to work for children, and not just for those who are terminally ill but people with disabilities—some disabilities are abilities; I am thinking here of autism—it must have teeth, leadership and resources.


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