Results 121–140 of 4727 for autism OR autistic OR asperger

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Autism (19 Jul 2018)

Helen Hayes: To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, how many instances of misdiagnosis which were corrected to a diagnosis of autism have occurred in each of the last five years by gender.

Points of Order: Anti-loitering Devices (Regulation) (17 Jul 2018)

Giles Watling: ...the people who use these devices neglect: the effect on very young children, babies, and animals; the effect on children with pre-existing conditions that make them especially sensitive, such as autism; the effects, both mental and physical, on children who cannot avoid long-term exposure, because of where they live or the school to which they go; and the lack of research to understand the...

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Autism (17 Jul 2018)

Helen Hayes: To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what recent assessment he has made of the level of post-diagnostic support for people who are diagnosed with autism at age 25 or over.

Mental Capacity (Amendment) Bill [HL] - Second Reading (Continued) (16 Jul 2018)

Baroness Thornton: ..., the Royal College of Psychiatrists and the Royal College of Speech and Language Therapists, a doctor from Cardiff University called Lucy Series, who sent me an excellent brief, the National Autistic Society and so on. This might be a small Bill, but it is one with potentially enormous consequences. It demands proper parliamentary scrutiny and, where necessary, amendments that will make...

Mental Capacity (Amendment) Bill [HL] - Second Reading (16 Jul 2018)

Baroness Browning: ...across the House on behalf of interested parties and the charitable third sector, particularly by my friend the noble Lord, Lord Touhig—he and I both serve as vice-presidents of the National Autistic Society. This brings forward another issue. A lot of noble Lords have spoken today about vulnerable people. That is who we are trying to address in this legislation to get it right. However,...

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Mental Health Services: Acute Beds (12 Jul 2018)

Jackie Doyle-Price: the NHS in England since 2009 is shown in the following table. The table may not include all of the following types of bed - adult secure mental illness; adult secure learning disability and autism; adult eating disorder; child and mental health service Tier 4, including eating disorder; perinatal and neuropsychiatry. Period Number of available consultant-led mental illness beds ...

Schools: Exclusion of Disabled Children - Question (11 Jul 2018)

Lord Touhig: My Lords, I welcome the Minister’s reply, but I remind him that it was two years ago this month that the Government promised action on this matter. In the meantime, schools exclude pupils with autism and learning difficulties on the grounds that their behaviour may be disruptive. They do so rather than making amendments to help and support the teaching of these youngsters. Will the...

Oral Answers to Questions — Prime Minister: Engagements (11 Jul 2018)

Dame Cheryl Gillan: Every Member of Parliament will have about 1,000 constituents who are on the autistic spectrum, and who will suffer from anxiety and often, in crisis moments, will not know where to turn. All of us here are familiar with the expression “Don’t make a mountain out of a molehill”. This week sees the launch of Molehill Mountain, a free, groundbreaking smartphone app which has been developed...

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Employment: Disability (10 Jul 2018)

Sarah Newton: ...involved in initiatives to create more opportunities for disabled people. For example in their Leeds office, partnering with the Lighthouse futures trust, they are providing 5 young adults with autism a year’s internship at KPMG. They also have a focus on social mobility and a successful apprenticeship program which has helped them widen participation into the professions. The number of...

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Speech and Language Disorders: Children and Young People (10 Jul 2018)

Lord O'Shaughnessy: ...and language therapy intervention for children who have Social Communication Disorder: feasibility and acceptability to service users and practitioners (Ref: PB-PG-1014-35011); - The Paediatric Autism Communication Trial - Generalised (PACT-G) (13/119/18); and - Identifying appropriate symbol communication aids for children who are non-speaking: enhancing clinical decision making (14/70/153).

Oral Answers to Questions — Justice: Female Offenders (10 Jul 2018)

Barry Sheerman: close to my constituency. The message that I am getting from it recently is, first, about the evaluation of whether new prisoners are literate or numerate, and whether they have problems with autism. Secondly, it demands that all women prisoners should be safe and secure from sexual depredation when they are serving their sentence.

Mental Health Units (Use of Force) Bill (6 Jul 2018)

Barry Sheerman: As chair of the Westminster Commission on Autism, may I tell the hon. Gentleman that many people in the commission have a great interest in this Bill and support it? He has started off very reasonably in his remarks and I hope he will continue in that reasonable way, because the autism community want to see this Bill become law.

Transforming Care Programme (5 Jul 2018)

Norman Lamb: ...was made about Alderwood and the experience of the constituents of the hon. Member for Dulwich and West Norwood (Helen Hayes). I also talked about Fauzia in this context. Training is needed in how autism affects individuals. It is not just about training in autism generally. Understanding the impact on an individual is what is so important, as is wider community training. The Minister...

Written Answers — Department for Education: Special Educational Needs: Autism (5 Jul 2018)

Lord Watson of Invergowrie: To ask Her Majesty's Government what consideration they have given to introducing a national autism and education strategy.

Speech, Language and Communication Support for Children — [Ms Nadine Dorries in the Chair] (4 Jul 2018)

Marion Fellows: ...a wide range of language difficulties. Some children need to be taught in the unit, but many go into the mainstream primary school. I have had great reports from constituents whose children are autistic or somewhere on the spectrum, who have been able to go on to a mainstream secondary school because their language skills have been so much improved by the unit. The Scottish Government are...

Written Answers — Department for Education: Children: Speech and Language Disorders (4 Jul 2018)

Nadhim Zahawi: ...reforms, 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 Intentions, Good Enough?’...

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Personal Independence Payment: Autism and Dyspraxia (4 Jul 2018)

Lesley Laird: To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how many people with autism or dyspraxia who were receiving disability living allowance are (a) receiving personal independence payments and (b) no longer receiving any form of replacement benefit.

Public Bill Committee: Counter-Terrorism and Border Security Bill: Retention of biometric data for counter-terrorism purposes etc (3 Jul 2018)

Rupa Huq: ...Member for Bermondsey and Old Southwark that those categories were stratified, taking account of some mental health issues, the Exeter Giraffe would-be nail bomber Nicky Reilly had quite serious Asperger’s syndrome. The inquest has not been done, but he has since died in Manchester prison. He was a convert, and that is something else that concerns me. The point has been made to me that a...

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Autism and Learning Disability (2 Jul 2018)

Barbara Keeley: To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, pursuant to the Answers of 4 June 2018 to Questions 146805 and 146806 on Autism and Learning Disability, what recent progress has been made on meeting the target to decommission 900 beds by March 2019, as outlined in the Building the Right Support document, published in October 2015.

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.

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