Results 121–140 of 4253 for autism OR autistic OR asperger

Improving Lives: Green Paper - Statement (31 Oct 2016)

Baroness Browning: I have great respect for what my noble friend is trying to do, particularly in getting people with autism into work. Will he bear in mind a couple of things? First, we have seen many schemes over a long time that are badged as work prep, with all sorts of names attached to them to get people ready for work. They are important but where they have failed in the past is in going that step...

Improving Lives: Work, Health and Disability Green Paper (31 Oct 2016)

Cheryl Gillan: I too extend a warm welcome to the Green Paper. Within the next hour, we will launch, with the National Autistic Society, a report entitled “The autism employment gap”, which shows that only 16% of people on the autism spectrum are in full-time employment. That gap is bigger than the disability employment gap. I welcome the personalised support to which my right hon. Friend has...

Oral Answers to Questions — Home Department: Extradition Orders: Vulnerable People (31 Oct 2016)

Barry Sheerman: The Minister knows that the law has changed and the Home Secretary can no longer intervene in these cases. When young people are on the autism spectrum or suffering from mental health challenges, can we make sure that court officials, especially judges, understand their circumstances and challenges better? I am referring particularly to the case of Lauri Love.

Social Mobility - Motion to Take Note (27 Oct 2016)

Lord Reid of Cardowan: ...pay special attention to the growing indications and evidence that some children who have “suffered”, as it has been put, from social and educational disadvantage—particularly those on the autism spectrum or with Asperger’s syndrome—are particularly well equipped, it seems, for tackling cyber and digital communications issues? This is important not only for...

Backbench Business - Young People’S Mental Healthbackbench Business (27 Oct 2016)

Nicola Blackwood: ...very clear that STPs must reflect the NHS mandate, which says: “We expect NHS England to strive to the reduce the health gap between people with mental health problems, learning disabilities and autism and the population as a whole”. That will require great strides to be made in improving care.

Attorney General: Cybercrime (27 Oct 2016)

Barry Sheerman: ...to President Obama on the case of Lauri Love, who is going to be extradited to the United States to face trial for hacking into government files? Does he realise that this young man is on the autism spectrum, has severe mental health challenges and may not survive such a journey?

Written Answers — Department of Health: Asperger's Syndrome and Autism (26 Oct 2016)

Anne Main: To ask the Secretary of State for Health, how many people over the age of 18 diagnosed with (a) Asperger's syndrome and (b) autism there are in (i) St Albans, (ii) Hertfordshire and (iii) England; and what care his Department provides for people diagnosed with those conditions.

National Citizen Service Bill [HL] - Second Reading (Continued) (25 Oct 2016)

Baroness Newlove: ...We are talking about young people, so I would like noble Lords to listen to their voice. Jordon says: “When I was 11, I became a young carer for my mum who has clinical depression and my younger sister who has ADHD and autism. It didn’t leave me with a lot of free time. I used to be really shy and wouldn’t speak to many people. School was so miserable for me; I used to...

Northern Ireland Assembly: Ministerial Statements: October Monitoring (25 Oct 2016)

Máirtín Ó Muilleoir: ...and other projects. The Member might not understand this, but allocating capital DEL is quite a challenge at this stage of the year. It really means that, if, for example, you take the Ballybeen autism centre, which is a really imaginative, innovative and important project in the heart of a working-class area, we could not allocate funds to build because you could not tender and build at...

Northern Ireland Assembly: Oral Answers to Questions — Justice: Prisons: Mental Health Care (24 Oct 2016)

Declan McAleer: ...Minister is doing with her colleague the Minister of Health in dealing with the mental healthcare needs of people who are in prison. Has that looked at support for young people who have ADHD and autism who are imprisoned?

Northern Ireland Assembly: Oral Answers to Questions — Justice: Prisoners: Mental Health Issues (24 Oct 2016)

Pat Sheehan: Gabhaim buíochas leis an Aire as ucht a freagra. I thank the Minister for her answers thus far. Will she tell us what provision exists to support prisoners with autism or ADHD?

Written Answers — Department of Health: Health Services (24 Oct 2016)

Luciana Berger: ...of the Government's mandate to NHS England for 2016-17, published in January 2016, what progress his Department has made on meeting the commitment to reduce the health gap between people with (a) autism, (b) mental health problems and (c) learning disabilities and the population as a whole.

Written Answers — Department of Health: Autism (24 Oct 2016)

Luciana Berger: To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what steps he is taking to reduce the number of suicides among women with autism.

Written Answers — Department of Health: Social Services: Children (21 Oct 2016)

Nicola Blackwood: ...the co-ordination of care, support and treatment for children and young people with complex needs (and behaviour that challenges) involving mental health problems and learning disabilities and/or autistic spectrum condition.

Education (Merseyside) — [Sir Roger Gale in the Chair] (19 Oct 2016)

Mike Kane: ...’s recent schools paper, which included grammar schools. My hon. Friend the Member for St Helens South and Whiston (Marie Rimmer) pointed out that we need SEN provision within our school system, particularly for people with autism. If the Government were really committed to fair funding, they would invest in schools instead of cutting schools’ budgets for the first time in...

Written Answers — Department for Education: Teachers: Training (19 Oct 2016)

Nick Gibb: ...the SEND Code of Practice, are confident working with the four broad areas of need it identifies, and are able to adapt teaching strategies to ensure that pupils with SEND (including, but not limited to, autism, dyslexia, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), sensory impairment or speech, and language and communication needs (SLCN)) can access and progress within the...

Written Answers — Ministry of Justice: Miracle Mineral Solution (19 Oct 2016)

Barry Sheerman: To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, if she will bring forward legislative proposals to enable the prosecution of people who promote the use of miracle mineral solution as a cure for autism.

Children and Social Work Bill [HL] - Report (1st Day) (18 Oct 2016)

Lord Nash: ...if he or she has a learning difficulty or disability that calls for special educational provision to be made for him or her. That definition includes any condition that amounts to a neurodisability, such as autism or dyslexia. The statutory guidance for virtual school heads emphasises this and stresses the importance of the social care and SEND professions working together so that...

Written Answers — Department for Transport: Public Transport: Autism (18 Oct 2016)

Daniel Zeichner: ...Secretary of State for Transport, what steps his Department is taking to ensure that the outcomes of its proposed Accessibility Action Plan will improve the accessibility of public transport for autistic people.

Disability: Premature Deaths - Question for Short Debate (17 Oct 2016)

Baroness Walmsley: ...and should not leave everything up to learning disability nurses, not least because of their dwindling numbers. All doctors, nurses and other care professionals need an understanding of learning disability and conditions such as autism and mental health problems, which might also be a barrier to communication. Understanding how to communicate in both directions is vital to ensuring that...


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