ASD-UK Steering Commitee

The role of the steering committee is to makes the decisions about which studies to support. Researchers wishing to recruit families for research in to ASD will have to submit an application to the steering committee for review and assessment.

The steering committee includes health professionals, the ASD-UK research team and 3 parent representatives:

Dr Doug Simkiss (Chair), Jeremy Parr (ASD-UK lead), Helen McConachie (Daslne lead), Deborah Garland (parent, and lead for the National Autistic Society in the North East), Mr Mark Wakenshaw (parent), Ms Louise Relton (parent), Professor Charles Newton (Oxford), Professor Louise Gallagher (Dublin), Dr Simon Wallace (Autistica), Jane Tilbrook (Administrator)