Results 121–140 of 4557 for autism OR autistic OR asperger

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Public Health (31 Jan 2018)

Caroline Dinenage: ...for providing guidance on the prevention and treatment of ill health and the promotion of good health and social care. NICE has published clinical guidelines on the diagnosis and management of autism in adults and children and young people (under the age of 19) and on the diagnosis and management of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in children over three years, young people...

Backbench Business: Criminal Justice System: Adults with Autism — [Sir Edward Leigh in the Chair] (30 Jan 2018)

Kevin Brennan: ...Member pointed out that it has been a learning curve for everyone present; I include myself among them. It is a subject on which we all can learn more and we would benefit from learning more about autism. In particular, I thank all colleagues who contributed with a speech or an intervention. I hope that as many as possible attend tomorrow’s debate brought by my hon. Friend the...

Fireworks — [Mr Charles Walker in the Chair] (29 Jan 2018)

Susan Elan Jones: ...worrying for many children and adults with health concerns. Many of those who care for children know that the loud noises generated by random firework displays can distress children who live with autism, hearing difficulties and certain mental health conditions. Some families can—and do—find it difficult to explain to affected children why the displays occur so often and...

Written Answers — Department for Education: Autism: Barnsley (29 Jan 2018)

Stephanie Peacock: To ask the Secretary of State for Education, how many children with autism as their primary educational special need received a permanent or fixed period exclusion in Barnsley in each of the last seven years.

Oral Answers to Questions — Education: Topical Questions (29 Jan 2018)

Gordon Henderson: ...highest number of children with special educational needs in Kent. Would the Minister therefore join me in welcoming the news that the Aspire free school, which will cater for 168 young people with autism spectrum disorder, is due to be built next year in my constituency? Would he also join me in congratulating local people who campaigned for many years for such a school and the Grove Park...

Joint Enterprise (25 Jan 2018)

Ruth Cadbury: ...maturity. Many convicted under joint enterprise are not in full maturity; the justice system is beginning, slowly, to understand that young men under 25 are not mature and need to be considered slightly differently—their maturity must be a factor in their cases. The other factor is the autism spectrum. Alex Henry’s diagnosis of autism was important in his case. Despite...

Scottish Parliament: Adverse Childhood Experiences (24 Jan 2018)

Jeremy Balfour: in trauma-informed practice, they see changes in lifestyle. Professionals are identifying trauma in multi-agency meetings and in assessments, and schools are flagging trauma in the same way that they flag autism or attention deficit hyperactivity disorder. Just this week, I spoke to a primary headteacher in the Lothians who welcomes the increased awareness of ACEs among...

Skills Devolution (England) (23 Jan 2018)

Anne Milton: ...any one time. That company is doing what we need employers to do. If it has a skills shortage, it recruits locally and takes apprentices from level 2 up to level 7, catering in some areas specifically for people with special needs and people on the autism spectrum. It is brilliant. All the changes brought in have put the Institute for Apprenticeships and employers centre stage. Someone...

Oral Answers to Questions — Justice: Topical Questions (23 Jan 2018)

Lisa Cameron: Individuals with autism spectrum disorder are some of the most vulnerable inmates in prison and are often subject to bullying, abuse and victimisation, with high rates of suicide. What progress is being made on autism accreditation in prisons?

Scottish Parliament: Unpaid Trial Shifts (23 Jan 2018)

Rona Mackay: .... The member is clearly right about that. This is Scotland 2018, not Victorian Britain. I will give a few examples of what we are talking about here. There was the headline case of a young man with Asperger’s syndrome being dumped by B&M after 15 hours of free work. He was on the work rota for the following weeks when, out of the blue, he was told to go. He said: “If it was...

Written Answers — Department for Education: Autism: North West (19 Jan 2018)

Julie Cooper: To ask the Secretary of State for Education, how many children with autism as their primary special educational need received a permanent or fixed-period exclusion in (a) the North West and (b) each local authority area in the North West in each of the last five years.

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Social Security Benefits: Autism (19 Jan 2018)

Drew Hendry: To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what steps are being taken to help claimants with autism apply for (a) employment support allowance and (b) personal independence payments.

Oral Answers to Questions — Transport: Business of the House (18 Jan 2018)

Thangam Debbonaire: Following the restoration and renewal debate, may we have a debate in Government time about making this place and all public buildings truly autism-friendly?

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Universal Credit: Autism (17 Jan 2018)

Thangam Debbonaire: To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what assessment she has made of the effect on young autistic adults in further education of the implementation of universal credit.

NHS Winter Crisis (10 Jan 2018)

Justin Madders: ...told that their daughter could go into cardiac arrest during the operation, so I cannot begin to imagine the anguish that they must have gone through in preparing themselves for the operation five times. Or what about the 12-year-old autistic girl from my constituency whose operation to remove her tonsils has been postponed? She has had at least eight bouts of infection in the past year,...

Disability Confident Scheme — [Andrew Rosindell in the Chair] (10 Jan 2018)

Sarah Newton: ...all recognise from our constituency casework with young people and their parents. The parents are really worried about what happens to their child, particularly if they have learning difficulties—autism was the case quoted with Drew. When they leave education, they want to work, they have a passion to work, but they can find it very challenging to navigate the system. That should not...

Mental Health in Prisons — [Mr George Howarth in the Chair] (10 Jan 2018)

Lisa Cameron: soon as they leave. So that is another area of vulnerability. We must look at particularly vulnerable offenders and services for women and young offenders. We also need an increased awareness of autism in prison. There is a high risk of suicide within that community, particularly if they are incarcerated. In my experience, far too many of our veterans go into prison. We are failing...

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