Results 141–160 of 4146 for autism OR autistic OR asperger

Northern Ireland Assembly: Executive Committee Business: Supply Resolution for the 2014-15 Excess Votes — Supply Resolution for the Northern Ireland Main Estimates 2016-17 (13 Jun 2016)

Jo-Anne Dobson: ...than being held together and managed for the short term. There are undoubtedly many challenges that our health service faces: an ageing population; the increase in the incidence of diabetes; the delivery of autism services; the promotion of public health and healthy eating; and, from my perspective, the continued promotion of the life-saving power of organ donation. Last year, as a...

Northern Ireland Assembly: Oral Answers to Questions — Education: Controlled Sector: Post-primary Places in Belfast (13 Jun 2016)

Peter Weir: ...for either school. However, the EA has indicated, in the annual action plan for the period up to March 2017, that it will consult on the establishment of co-education learning support centres for autism spectrum disorder, and Key Stage 3 and 4 general learning support at the schools, with the proposed effective date of 1 September 2017. As that is likely to lead to a development proposal...

Northern Ireland Assembly: Executive Committee Business: Supply Resolution for the 2014-15 Excess Votes — Supply Resolution for the Northern Ireland Main Estimates 2016-17 (13 Jun 2016)

Jonathan Bell: ...look towards major events that are coming in. The Irish Open will be here again in 2017, as will The Open, the world's largest golf tournament, in 2019. How can we use our sport to help in such areas as autism awareness, sports injury and concussion, and the Special Olympics? Those are all challenges in our Budget. We have to find suitable employment for people. That is about helping...

Written Answers — Department for Education: Children: Autism (13 Jun 2016)

David Simpson: To ask the Secretary of State for Education, how many children with autism in each region attend (a) mainstream schools and (b) specialist provision.

Written Answers — Department for Education: Autism: Special Educational Needs (13 Jun 2016)

David Simpson: To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what steps her Department is taking to improve provision to meet the educational needs of children with autism.

Written Answers — Department for Education: Teachers: Training (13 Jun 2016)

David Simpson: To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what progress her Department has made on including training on autism in initial teacher training.

Scottish Parliament: Dignity, Fairness and Respect in Disability Benefits (9 Jun 2016)

Alex Cole-Hamilton: ...disability is not always visible. In the fairer Scotland debate, I spoke of the case of my constituent who has been fighting for the best part of a year for her daughter to be diagnosed as being on the autistic spectrum, and I mentioned the waiting lists that she has had to contend with for child and adolescent mental health services. That is an immediate barrier to getting people to the...

Business of the House: Disability Employment Gap (8 Jun 2016)

Oliver Colvile: ...should encourage them to get back into community life. I have been doing a lot of work with the local jobcentre and last Friday I met a gentleman there who came to see me. He was quite young and obviously had real issues to do with autism. In Plymouth we are campaigning for an autism pre-school, because we have to start early in people’s lives to get them used to the idea. That young...

Bus Services Bill [HL] - Second Reading (8 Jun 2016)

Lord Low of Dalston: ...not only the majority of people who are blind or partially sighted, a particular concern of mine, but those with a hearing impairment and a great many people with a so-called hidden disability such as dementia, autism, learning difficulties and mental health conditions, as also mentioned by the noble Baroness, Lady Campbell. The Bill presents a golden opportunity to see to it that the bus...

Southern Health NHS Foundation Trust — [Mr David Hanson in the Chair] (8 Jun 2016)

Alistair Burt: ...there has been a problem with in-patient beds and an inability on the part of the NHS to make decisions about it for more than three years. There was the case of Matthew Garnett, the young man with autism in the wrong place; I could not get information on him for weeks, because of the failure of the NHS to provide what I needed. There are the problems in Tottenham with new mental health...

Written Answers — Department for Education: Pupils: Autism (8 Jun 2016)

Jess Phillips: To ask the Secretary of State for Education, how many children (a) with autism and (b) identified as having autistic spectrum disorder as their primary type of need were enrolled in general hospital schools in each year since 2010.

Written Answers — Department for Education: Pupils: Autism (8 Jun 2016)

Jess Phillips: To ask the Secretary of State for Education, how many children (a) with autism and (b) identified as having autistic spectrum disorder as their primary type of need were enrolled in pupil referral units in each year since 2010.

Written Answers — Department of Health: Autism: Diagnosis (8 Jun 2016)

Cheryl Gillan: To ask the Secretary of State for Health, pursuant to the Answer of 24 May 2016 to Question 37620, whether the information requested in that Question is collected centrally by the NHS Commissioning Board.

Scottish Parliament: Named Person Policy (8 Jun 2016)

John Mason: ...will stand their ground to ensure that their children get the very best services possible. I saw that myself when I visited Falkland House school in Fife, which specialises in helping teenage boys with autism. Almost all the parents of the boys at that school are from the professional middle class, because they have pushed for their kids to be there. However, there are other families,...

Fireworks — [Valerie Vaz in the Chair] (6 Jun 2016)

Jo Johnson: ...to animals and their owners by the unexpected noise that fireworks produce. Of course, not only animals are affected by noisy fireworks. I also sympathise with those who suffer from mental health issues, autism and post-traumatic stress disorder, for whom the noise from fireworks can be very upsetting. As a Minister in the Department responsible, my challenge is to find the right balance...

Northern Ireland Assembly: Executive Committee Business: Programme for Government Framework 2016-2021 (6 Jun 2016)

Mark Durkan: ...of specifics in this document. We cannot argue with these desired outcomes — who could? — but we just want to ensure them. Last week, many Members attended an event in the Long Gallery. It was hosted by Autism NI and sponsored by Mrs Cameron. Participants described their frustrations and concerns at the lack of delivery by several Departments, and the lack of care. It was...

Northern Ireland Assembly: Ministerial Statement: Waiting Times (6 Jun 2016)

Chris Lyttle: ...health service are totally unacceptable. It is my understanding that despite additional funds, urgent heart consultations at the Ulster Hospital, for example, are running at up to six months, and autism assessments in the Belfast Health and Social Care Trust are almost two years. That is a crisis by any estimation. The Minister says that the root cause of this problem is slowness to...

Written Answers — Department of Health: Health Services: Learning Disability (6 Jun 2016)

Jonathan Reynolds: To ask the Secretary of State for Health, whether every assessment and treatment unit has access to autism-specialist services.

Scottish Parliament: Taking Scotland Forward: Creating a Fairer Scotland (2 Jun 2016)

Clare Adamson: ..., fairness, involvement and the need to provide our young people with the best opportunities, I must raise a local issue that is affecting many families in my area. On Friday, the one-stop shop for autism, which is a pan-Lanarkshire service, will close its doors to the families that it supports in North Lanarkshire and South Lanarkshire. Far from there having been community involvement in...

Schools: Special Educational Needs and Disabilities - Motion to Take Note (26 May 2016)

Lord Addington: ...important. Unless you get that straight, accessing support becomes almost irrelevant because you are unable to identify the problem. I talked about dyslexia and the noble Lord, Lord Warner, spoke about autism. My noble friend has shown me a list of other conditions set out in two nice long columns on a piece of A4. I identified some of them as subsets of other conditions. This is...


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