Work Packages and Task Leaders

Work Package 1. Prevalence and related social and economic costs

Manuel Posada
Manuel PosadaWP leader
Task 1.1. European Prevalence of ASD in 12 pilot areas.
Lead: Manuel Posada, ISCIII
Martin Knapp
Martin KnappLead
Task 1.2. Burden of ASD.
Lead: Martin Knapp and Pedro Serrano, LSE & BioAvance
Pedro Serrano
Pedro SerranoLead
Task 1.2. Burden of ASD.
Lead: Martin Knapp and Pedro Serrano, LSE & BioAvance

Work Package 2. Early detection, diagnosis and evidence-based intervention

Ricardo Canal Bedia
Ricardo Canal BediaWP leader
WP leader: Ricardo Canal Bedia, USAL
Herbert Roeyers
Herbert RoeyersLead
Task 2.2. Identification of parameters and biomarkers for diagnosis and early identification of ASDs.
Lead: Herbert Roeyers, Gent University

Work Package 3. Adults Treatment and Care

Diana Schendel
Diana SchendelWP leader
WP leader: Diana Schendel, AU

Work Package 4. ASD policies in the EU

Aurelie Baranger
Aurelie BarangerWP leader
WP leader: Aurelie Baranger, Autism-Europe

Work Package 5. Impact & Dissemination

Manuel Posada
Manuel PosadaWP leader
WP leaders: Manuel Posada, ISCIII and Carol Povey, NAS
Carol Povey
Carol PoveyWP leader
WP leaders: Manuel Posada, ISCIII and Carol Povey, NAS

Work Package 6. Evaluation

Rumen Stefanov
Rumen StefanovWP leader
WP leader: Rumen Stefanov, BAPES

Work Package 7. Co-ordination of activities with the FP7 EU-AIMS consortium

Tony Charman
Tony CharmanWP leader
WP leader: Tony Charman, King’s College London (KCL)

Work Package 8. Coordination & management

Manuel Posada
Manuel PosadaWP leader
WP leader: Manuel Posada, ISCIII