Treating autism: the promises, perils and politics of pharmaceutical intervention

On 22 October 2014, the EU-AIMS Ethics Advisory Board organised a public dialogue at the Institute of Psychiatry in London. Over 250 people attended this lively and provocative event. Audience members represented a range of publics, including people with autism and their families, autism support groups, clinicians and researchers. Speakers included Professor Richard Ashcroft (QMUL), Virginia Bovell (Ambitious About Autism), Professor Declan Murphy (IoP) and Russell Stronach (Autistic UK). Sandy Starr from Progress Educational Trust chaired the evening.

Two podcasts of the event are available:  A 45-minute podcast (of edited highlights from the event) and a 2-hour unedited podcast (of the entire event).

Podcast - of edited highlights from the event


Duration: 43:08

Podcast - unedited podcast of the entire event


Duration: 112:51