Results 161–180 of 4712 for autism OR autistic OR asperger

Written Answers — Department for Education: Autism: Barnsley (4 Jun 2018)

Dan Jarvis: To ask the Secretary of State for Education, if he will take steps to ensure that people in Barnsley with severe autism have local access to specialist schools and services without having to travel to Wakefield or Rotherham for such school and services.

Written Answers — Department for Education: Autism: Barnsley (4 Jun 2018)

Dan Jarvis: To ask the Secretary of State for Education, whether his Department is taking steps to ensure that specialist schools in Barnsley have sufficient resources to teach people who have severe autism.

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Personal Independence Payment: Autism (30 May 2018)

Laura Smith: To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what support her Department provides to people with autism in relation to personal independence payment assessments.

Written Answers — Department for Education: Special Educational Needs: Autism (30 May 2018)

Lord Storey: To ask Her Majesty's Government how efforts to ensure that, from September, every new teacher will have an understanding of autism will be co-ordinated and delivered; and how long it will take to achieve this objective.

Written Answers — Department for Education: Children: Speech and Language Disorders (30 May 2018)

Lord Agnew of Oulton: ..., 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?’. ...

Scottish Parliament: People with Learning Disabilities (Housing) (30 May 2018)

Pauline McNeill: ...serious issues on which a response is required. Professionals in local authorities are not always sufficiently aware of adaptations that people with sensory impairments, learning disabilities or autism spectrum disorders might require. One respondent said that they were told that they were not entitled to adaptations to allow them to live in their own home, and wondered whether that would...

Written Answers — Women and Equalities: Autism: Equality (23 May 2018)

David Simpson: To ask the Minister for Women and Equalities, what steps she is taking to ensure people who have autism are given equal opportunities in employment.

National Funding Formula: Social Mobility — [Mr Charles Walker in the Chair] (22 May 2018)

Wera Hobhouse: child with special educational needs?” The school will answer, “We are sorry, we do not have the funds to provide that anymore.” If a school wants to put on extra support for a child with autism, that is not going to happen. If a school wants an extra member of staff to look after classes at lunchtime or to help children who are finding it difficult to transition, that is not...

Scottish Parliament: Disability Employment Gap (22 May 2018)

Gillian Martin: .... I am particularly concerned that there are not enough opportunities for work for young adults with learning disabilities in my constituency. I know from friends who have sons and daughters with autism and other additional support needs how worried they are about them leaving school and about what lies ahead of them in the future. Therefore, I welcome the Scottish Government’s...

Oral Answers to Questions — Work and Pensions: Topical Questions (21 May 2018)

Paula Sherriff: My 20-year-old constituent Lucy has severe autism and learning disabilities. She has been told that she must attend a medical assessment to transition from employment and support allowance to universal credit. Medical advice says such an assessment will cause unnecessary stress and anxiety, but that advice has been ignored by the DWP. Will the Minister commit to reducing this burden on the...

Scottish Parliament: Veterans (Health and Wellbeing) (17 May 2018)

Daniel Johnson: ...members have rightly raised questions about mental health for veterans. Those mental health issues are often impacted by, or have underlying causes in, neurodevelopmental disorders such as ADHD and autism spectrum disorders, and the case study in the report is useful in highlighting those issues. What help and support will be extended by the Scottish Government to veterans with...

National Autism and Education Strategy - Question (16 May 2018)

National Autism and Education Strategy - Question

Carers: Back Pay Liability - Question (16 May 2018)

Baroness Richardson of Calow: ...that is widely felt within the social care sector. I am associated with a charity called Walsingham Support, which supports adults with learning difficulties: those with brain-acquired injury, autism and complex needs. Like many other care providers, it is finding it very difficult to comply with the current exercise, which is for back-pay liability in respect of night-working. Until...

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Children: Autism (16 May 2018)

Emma Lewell-Buck: ...the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, if he will make an assessment of the effectiveness of NICE guidelines on the identification of, assessment of and interventions for children with autism.

ADHD Diagnosis and Treatment (15 May 2018)

Jackie Doyle-Price: ..., discrimination, because the way that our education system is set up does not really address their needs. That is something we should all wish to tackle. There are similarities with the way that autism and conditions such as dyslexia were treated in the past. If the abilities to learn are not there, people can fall out of the system. The truth is that they have a very different skill set...

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Autism (15 May 2018)

Laura Pidcock: To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what recent assessment he has made of the trends in waiting times for Autism Spectrum Disorder assessments; and if he will make a statement.

Nursing - Question for Short Debate (14 May 2018)

Baroness Hollins: ...mental health worldwide and to think about how nurses globally could learn from nursing experience in the United Kingdom in supporting people with learning disabilities and perhaps people with autism. In this country, we rightly discuss the issue of parity of esteem between mental health and physical health. However, globally, the lack of parity is even more evident. The World Health...

Schools that Work for Everyone Consultation - Statement (14 May 2018)

Lord Agnew of Oulton: ...logic that underpins it. In relation to SEN, I do not have the detailed information here but I can say we have just announced 14 free schools specialising in special educational needs, including autism and mental health. I think we have opened something like 70 free schools over the last five years that, again, focus on special educational needs.

Written Answers — Department for Education: Pupils: Dyslexia (14 May 2018)

Emma Lewell-Buck: To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what comparative estimate he has made of the number of school children with autism who were subject to (a) education, health and care plans and (b) statements under the previous SEN and learning difficulties assessments in each of the last five years.

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