Results 161–180 of 4258 for autism OR autistic OR asperger

Written Answers — Department of Health: Autism (12 Oct 2016)

Laurence Robertson: To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what recent assessment he has made of the adequacy of the range of therapy available on the NHS to people with autism.

Oral Answers to Questions — Prime Minister: Engagements (12 Oct 2016)

David Burrowes: A young man with Asperger’s syndrome awaits extradition to the United States to face charges of computer hacking, and is then likely to kill himself. It sounds familiar, but he is not Gary McKinnon, who was saved by the Prime Minister, but Lauri Love, who faces in effect a death sentence. When the Prime Minister introduced the forum bar to, in her words,

Northern Ireland Assembly: Adjournment: Education Services: West Belfast (11 Oct 2016)

Gerry Carroll: ...stress that they are forced to endure. Too often, we hear that, even when eventually statemented, children face barriers to getting the assistance that they need. Children with special needs and autistic students have to fight to get the educational assistance that they need and deserve. People Before Profit thinks that that is a shocking state of affairs. The journey that parents face...

Business without Debate: School Admissions Code (10 Oct 2016)

Stephen Hammond: ...levels of self-confidence, and their overall satisfaction at school is significantly reduced. There has also been a higher incidence of diagnoses of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder and autism among summer-born children. Most of the experts I have met believe that most of those diagnoses are the result of the child struggling from being placed in school too soon, being...

Northern Ireland Assembly: Oral Answers to Questions — Health: Waiting Lists (10 Oct 2016)

Michelle O'Neill: ...transform health and social care, and I will do that over the next number of weeks. The situation with waiting lists, whether they be for breast cancer referrals, which we discussed last week, or autism assessments — no matter what it is — cannot continue the way it is. We have to address it, and I have said that doing that is a priority for me.

Oral Answers to Questions — Education: Topical Questions (10 Oct 2016)

Gordon Henderson: proceed to the next stage in their bid to set up a free special school that will help meet the need in my constituency and the wider area for school places for children with high functioning autism?

Northern Ireland Assembly: Question for Urgent Oral Answer: Breast Cancer: Urgent Referral Waiting Times (4 Oct 2016)

Michelle O'Neill: ...the next number of weeks to set out my stall on how I am going to deliver better outcomes for every individual. That is what we should be about. Whether it is dental waiting lists, referrals for autism assessment or breast cancer referrals, it does not matter what it is. If it is happening to you, it is the most important thing in your life. We need to get to the point where we have...

Northern Ireland Assembly: Private Members' Business: Epilepsy Service Provision (3 Oct 2016)

Gerry Mullan: ...critical for children with epilepsy to ensure that they get the best possible support at the earliest opportunity. It has, as already referred to, been estimated that some 46% of children who have autism also have seizures. When we in the Chamber look at issues like the statementing process and the colossal waiting list for child psychological assessments, we must also bear in mind their...

Northern Ireland Assembly: Ministerial Statement: North/South Ministerial Council: Education (3 Oct 2016)

Kellie Armstrong: I thank the Minister very much for his statement. I noted with gratitude his discussions on special educational needs and especially the Middletown Centre for Autism. In that vein, the statement refers to: "commitment to a cross-border professional learning collaboration". Does that collaboration include discussions about the qualification shortfalls, particularly for teachers of children...

National Autistic Society Scotland (Meetings) (29 Sep 2016)

National Autistic Society Scotland (Meetings)

Autism Support (Attainment Gap) (28 Sep 2016)

Autism Support (Attainment Gap)

Scottish Parliament: Good Food from Angus (21 Sep 2016)

Rhoda Grant: ...the other winners, which included Bùth Bharraigh, the cosy homes east Sutherland scheme, Sleat community council, Sula Brookes and her dynamic dancers and dancing monkeys classes, Inspired by Autism, Ulva ferry local development office, the Rockfield centre, the Mull and Iona sustainable transport project and the Mull and Iona food trail, all of which are located in the Highlands and...

Northern Ireland Assembly: Oral Answers to Questions — Justice: HMP Magilligan: New Build (20 Sep 2016)

Caoimhe Archibald: I thank the Minister for her answers. Will she outline what arrangements will be made through the project to accommodate the needs of prisoners with mental health issues, autism and ADHD?

Written Answers — Department of Health: Autism (19 Sep 2016)

Lisa Cameron: To ask the Secretary of State for Health, if he will put in place standardised data collection and reporting measures on autism better to address the clinical needs of people diagnosed with autistic spectrum disorder.

NHS Sustainability and Transformation Plans (14 Sep 2016)

Maria Caulfield: ...certainly no local MPs, has been involved in discussions about the process. I am very disappointed that some of our key community groups in Lewes and Seaford, such as our senior forums, Families for Autism and many other groups have not been consulted. It is right that STPs should submit their plans to NHS England to ensure that there is a co-ordinated approach across the country, but it...

Northern Ireland Assembly: Oral Answers to Questions — Health: Autism Assessments (13 Sep 2016)

Chris Lyttle: I wish to ask the Health Minister why there is a 22-month wait for autism assessments for children in Belfast, how exactly the £2 million investment has been spent and why that has not reduced waiting lists?

Northern Ireland Assembly: Oral Answers to Questions — Health: Outpatient Waiting Lists (13 Sep 2016)

Michelle O'Neill: ...longer with more complex needs so need more supports. Individuals and patients' expectations have risen, and rightly so, and the demand for services is greater. If you refer to the question on autism and look at the numbers referred for assessment, you will see the rising demand for our health service. The numbers also very clearly point to the reason why we need to transform Health and...

Teachers: Academies and Free Schools - Question for Short Debate (12 Sep 2016)

Lord Addington: ...hours. I do not know how many times I have said this, but I once described this to a friend outside as follows. “What does this mean?”, they asked. “Well, it is things like dyslexia, dyspraxia, dyscalculia, autism et cetera. Those are the hidden ones you will find in very large numbers—maybe 20% of the class will have these to an extent”. They then turned...

Written Answers — Department of Health: Mental Health Services: West Midlands (12 Sep 2016)

Nicola Blackwood: ...Services Data Set (MHSDS), NHS Digital Notes:The MHSDS contains record-level data about the care of children, young people and adults who are in contact with mental health, learning disabilities or autistic spectrum disorder services. The MHSDS has been collected from January 2016.Children and Young People Mental Health Services includes those services indentified within the MHSDS as...

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