In conjunction with The Inge Wakehurst Trust and The London South Bank University
Held at the Keyworth Centre, London South Bank University, Keyworth Street, London SE1 0AA
Tuesday 21 October 2008 from 9-30 am - 4-30 pm
(Photo by Mark Kobayashi-Hillary)
As part of an ongoing programme of research topics that are of interest to individuals with autism and their families and professionals, Research Autism held its Collaborative Autism Research Forum on 'Medical Issues in Autism'
The event was free to participants and was sponsored by the Inge Wakehurst Trust.
9-00 Registration opens, refreshments available
10-00 Welcome and introduction to the day
Professor Ann Le Couteur, Professor of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry, Newcastle University
10- 10 Opening remarks
Geoffrey Maddrell, Chairman of Research Autism,
10-20 Dr Jamie Nicholls, General Medical Practitioner, Essex. Primary Care - what can it offer to people with ASD?
11-0 0 Professor Ann Le Couteur. Can diet affect autism?: Overview of GI symptoms and the role of dietary interventions
11- 45 Questions to morning speakers and suggestions for research
12-15 LUNCH and opportunity to network
1-30 Dr Ekkehart Stauffenberg, Consultant Neuropsychiatrist, Norfolk. Epilepsy and behaviour
2-15 Dr Jeremy Parr, Consultant Paediatrician, Great Ormond Street Hospital. A paediatric approach to the diagnosis and management of autism
3-00 Questions to afternoon speakers and suggestions for research
3-20 Chairs summary and close
Research Autism expresses grateful thanks to today's speakers and for the generous support of the Inge Wakehurst Trust and The London South Bank University