Results 141–160 of 4508 for autism OR autistic OR asperger

Point of Order: Yemen (30 Nov 2017)

Lindsay Hoyle: ...out of what was a very good point of order up until then. One of the Backbench Business Committee debates has been withdrawn, so we will now debate the motion on mental health and suicide within the autism community.

Improving Lives: The Future of Work, Health and Disability - Statement (30 Nov 2017)

Lord Sterling of Plaistow: ...problems and difficulties. From the Motability point of view, sadly, only 16% of our customers between the age of 16 and 64 have jobs. That happens to be identical with the figure for those with autism. I have a young grandson who is autistic and I have spent a great deal of time looking into some of these difficulties and problems. One interesting factor is nervousness among the...

Work, Health and Disability (30 Nov 2017)

Dame Cheryl Gillan: ...10-year plan? I am delighted that the Secretary of State and the Department continue to focus on this area. He knows that I have campaigned for many years to improve the life chances of people with autism, but sadly still only 16% of adults with autism are in full-time employment, and only 32% in full-time or part-time employment, and that percentage has not really shifted much in a...

Business of the House (30 Nov 2017)

Ian Mearns: ...scheduled by the Backbench Business Committee, one on the treatment of small and medium-sized enterprises by RBS Global Restructuring Group and the other on mental health and suicide within the autism community. As a result of an almost exceptional set of circumstances far beyond the control of the Backbench Business Committee, these two important debates will be severely restricted and...

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Social Security Benefits: Autism (30 Nov 2017)

Oliver Dowden: To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what specialist support is being provided to welfare claimants with (a) Asperger’s Syndrome and (b) other conditions on the spectrum, to assist them in the application process; and what plans he has to introduce an application format that takes into account an individual's specific needs.

Written Answers — Department of Health: Autism (30 Nov 2017)

Lisa Cameron: To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what steps his Department is taking to increase the provision of training in autism diagnosis for clinicians in the NHS.

Education: Early Years - Question for Short Debate (29 Nov 2017)

Lord Addington: ...severe ones, when people are just coping. However, if you can identify them in the early years—which requires good training; a degree level course might be a good start—you may be able to do better. Autism at the more severe end will manifest itself early in life. However, for those who have Asperger’s syndrome—the high-functioning, who may well have had major...

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Universal Credit: Disability (29 Nov 2017)

Lord Touhig: To ask Her Majesty's Government what steps are being taken to ensure that people with (1) learning disabilities, (2) autism, and (3) other forms of disability, can easily access the online application process for Universal Credit.

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Universal Credit: Disability (29 Nov 2017)

Lord Touhig: To ask Her Majesty's Government whether people with (1) learning disabilities, (2) autism, and (3) other forms of disability, will have the opportunity to make a claim for Universal Credit in person.

Written Answers — Department of Health: Autism (28 Nov 2017)

Luciana Berger: To ask the Secretary of State for Health, how many children in England have been diagnosed with autism in each of the last three years.

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Employment: Disability (28 Nov 2017)

Baroness Buscombe: ...offer to employers that sign up 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. The Department is also working more directly with smaller employers through the new Small Employer Offer, which provides small employers with...

Work: Lifelong Learning - Motion to Take Note (27 Nov 2017)

Lord Watson of Invergowrie: ...made a point about the access of adults to T-levels, which, as the Minister just said, is widely accepted and necessary. I pay tribute to my noble friend Lord Touhig for the work he does and the comments he made about those on the autism spectrum. Earlier this month I met with the National Autistic Society to talk about a broad range of issues; what an impressive organisation it is in the...

Written Answers — Department of Health: Autism: Health Services (24 Nov 2017)

Michael Fallon: To ask the Secretary of State for Health, if his Department will review waiting times in paediatric services for autism diagnosis.

Universal Credit - Statement (23 Nov 2017)

Lord Touhig: My Lords, the Minister will remember the comments made last week by my noble friend Lord Low of Dalston and myself about the impact of universal credit on people with disabilities and autism. I am sure she will be familiar with it because I have also tabled some Questions. Can we live in hope that there will now be something positive to benefit people with disabilities and autism, because we...

Business of the House (23 Nov 2017)

Andrea Leadsom: .... Thursday 30 November—Debate on a motion on treatment of small and medium-sized enterprises by RBS Global Restructuring Group, followed by debate on a motion on mental health and suicide within the autism community. The subjects for these debates were determined by the Backbench Business Committee. Friday 1 December—Private Members’ Bills. The provisional business for...

Drug Addiction — [Mike Gapes in the Chair] (22 Nov 2017)

Craig Mackinlay: ...: physical and mental health issues; disruption to families; the effects on children and their life chances, including the increasingly clear link between drug use during pregnancy and various autism spectrum conditions and physical deformities in children; the obvious spread of disease; the often desperate measures that people take to try to raise cash, resulting in prostitution and all...

Written Answers — Department for Education: Teachers: Training (22 Nov 2017)

Stephanie Peacock: To ask the Secretary of State for Education, if her Department will continue to fund the Autism Education Trust to help ensure that teachers in England can access training in autism as part of their continuous professional development.

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Jobcentre Plus: Training (22 Nov 2017)

Stephanie Peacock: To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, if his Department will develop scientific training in autism for work coaches in Jobcentre Plus.

Scottish Parliament: Special Educational Needs (Support) (22 Nov 2017)

Daniel Johnson: ...towards putting in place the right support for children and their learning. Will the Government commit to including ADHD as a distinct category in the pupil census, as is currently the case for autistic spectrum disorder?


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