Results 121–140 of 4457 for autism OR autistic OR asperger

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...

Written Answers — Ministry of Justice: Personal Independence Payment: Appeals (3 Nov 2017)

Chris Ruane: To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, what assessment he has made of the effect on people with autism of participating in a potentially stressful personal independence payment tribunal.

Scottish Parliament: Inclusive Education (2 Nov 2017)

John Swinney: ...including support for the bereaved, for those from armed forces families and for those whose parents are imprisoned. In addition, it is now commonplace for able pupils to be educated alongside pupils who would traditionally have received support for autism, dyslexia or sensory impairment and, of course, pupils with disabilities. The outcomes for children and young people with additional...

Written Answers — Department of Health: In Vitro Fertilisation (1 Nov 2017)

Lord Winston: To ask Her Majesty's Government, in each year since 2008, what has been the incidence of (1) foetal abnormalities, and (2) autism or other neurological disorder, in birth or pregnancies resulting from the use of frozen oocytes after thawing and fertilisation.

Scottish Parliament: Health (1 Nov 2017)

Shona Robison: ...Division to review referrals to CAMHS, and I am happy to announce today that Mr Andrew Rome has been appointed to chair the review of how our mental health legislation meets the needs of people with learning disabilities or autism, which we committed to in our mental health strategy. The need to ensure that we have the workforce that we need now and in the future is why we published the...

Education Funding: Wirral (31 Oct 2017)

Margaret Greenwood: ...pupils. One such school, which works with children in their early years, which we all know are so important for everything that happens in the rest of their lives, is Ganneys Meadow Nursery School. Around 20% of the children there have special educational needs and/or a disability, including autism, epilepsy or mobility problems. The families of a number of the children are on low incomes,...

Written Ministerial Statements — Department of Health: Government Interim response to the Law Commission report on Mental Capacity and Deprivation of Liberty (30 Oct 2017)

Jackie Doyle-Price: ...around people, their wishes and aspirations. This Government is committed to take action to reform mental health and transforming care for people with conditions such as dementia, learning difficulties and autism. Action to reform the current Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards regime is an important contribution towards achieving these aims including effectively protecting some of the most...

Scottish Parliament: Scottish Disability Sport (26 Oct 2017)

Jeremy Balfour: ...: they include the whole class, rather than picking out certain individuals. The training continues to evolve. Following further consultation of teachers and practitioners, and in conjunction with the National Autistic Society, new training has been developed on working with people who face other challenges. Scottish Disability Sport is working with 23 Scottish governing bodies on how to...

The Prime Minister Was Asked: Engagements (25 Oct 2017)

Kevan Jones: ...for those in mental health crisis. Today, however, parts of our mental health system are in crisis. In my North Durham constituency children, young people and families are waiting two years for autism assessments. The Secretary of State agrees that that is unacceptable. What is the Prime Minister going to do to turn her well-intentioned statements on mental health into action?

Written Answers — Department for Education: Autism: Further Education (24 Oct 2017)

Paul Williams: To ask the Secretary of State for Education, how many young people aged 16 to 25 with autism were allocated places as learners with further education and skills providers in each year since 2012.

Written Answers — Department for Education: Autism: Special Educational Needs (24 Oct 2017)

Paul Williams: To ask the Secretary of State for Education, how many people with autism aged 16 to 25 years old had (a) a statement of special needs, (b) an education, health and care plan or (c) a learning support assessment in each year since 2012.

Written Answers — Department of Health: Autism: Diagnosis (20 Oct 2017)

Roger Godsiff: To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what progress the Government has made on implementation of the recommendations of the working group on autism on the time taken to diagnose autism.

Tobacco Control Plan: Valproate and Foetal Anticonvulsant Syndrome (19 Oct 2017)

Philip Dunne: ...prescribers on the risk of birth defects, and in 2003 warned about a possible risk of developmental delay in children exposed to valproate during pregnancy. Warnings were extended to include a risk of autism in 2010, and a reminder bulletin was issued in 2013. Information on the full magnitude and nature of the risks with valproate first became available in 2013, following a long term...

Grenfell Tower: Business of the House (19 Oct 2017)

Valerie Vaz: happening? May we have a statement on the growing scandal of the missing NHS files, as revealed in the Public Accounts Committee? There has been no response to the letter from my hon. Friend the Member for Stockton South (Dr Williams) on referrals for children with autism; 142 Members across the parties want to know why parents and children in a place like Stockton have waited nearly...

Disabled Children: Online and Verbal Abuse - Question (18 Oct 2017)

Lord Touhig: My Lords, police data on disability hate crime does not discriminate between offences against people with learning difficulties and autism and all other disabilities, yet research shows that more than 70% of people with learning disabilities and autism experience hate crime. Does the Minister agree that we need to record these offences differently if we are to combat them effectively?

Social Security Support for Kinship Carers (18 Oct 2017)

Melanie Onn: ...Welfare Reform Act 2012, but I just do not think that they realised that the exemption did not cover all cases. Lisa from Grimsby took care of her 18-month-old nephew five years ago. He was diagnosed with global developmental delay—autism—and has an extra Y chromosome. His mother’s mental health issues meant that she was unable to meet his care needs, which only increased...

Safeguarding Adults with Learning Disabilities — [Phil Wilson in the Chair] (17 Oct 2017)

Jackie Doyle-Price: .... That is a very important piece of work. It is our response to the 2015 consultation, “No voice unheard, no right ignored”, which sought views on strengthening the rights of people with learning disabilities, autism and mental health conditions, to enable them to live more independently. The hon. Lady raised the case of Southern Health and Connor Sparrowhawk. I think we agree...

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Employment: Disability (17 Oct 2017)

Penny Mordaunt: ...that sign up to the scheme and to do this we have introduced a specialist themed approach, offering additional advice, guidance and support on a wide range of topics such as Mental Health, Autism and Neuro-diversity and Reasonable adjustments. By utilising the expertise of Disability Confident Leaders, we are able to share best practice via events, webinars, blogs, video-links to benefit...

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