PARENTING STRESS IN PARENTS OF CHILDREN WITH AUTISM SPECTRUM DISORDERS IN RELATION TO COPING MECHANISMS AND FAMILY SUPPORT

Vladimir Trajkovski

Macedonian Scientific Society for Autism

Prof. Dr. Vladimir Trajkovski is full professor in Autism Spectrum Disorders, Human Genetics, Physiology and Functional Anatomy, and Medical Aspects of Disability at the University of St. Cyril and Methodius, where he works within the Institute of Special Education and Rehabilitation. He is the president of Macedonian Scientific Society for Autism. He is on the list of DAN doctors. He teaches on undergraduate and postgraduate courses within the University and supervises PhD and MA students in the Republic of Macedonia. He has published widely on autism spectrum disorders and he is editor-in-chief of Journal of Special Education and Rehabilitation since November 2008.He participated in more than eighty seminars, congresses, symposia and conferences at home and abroad. He actively participates in the preparation and execution of fifteen professional and scientific national and international projects. He is author of over 80 papers in domestic and foreign periodicals of which nine are in journals with impact factor. His most important works is worth mentioning: "Manual of Human Genetics" (2003), monograph "Autism" (2004), textbooks "Human genetics" (2005), "Medical Basis of Disability (2008)" Physiology and Functional Anatomy (2009) and "Autism and Pervasive Developmental Disorders (2011)."

Abstract

Introduction: Parenting stress is a significant aspect of fulfilling the role as a parent, and having a child with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) greatly influences the experienced stress. The literature review indicates that... [ view full abstract ]

Authors

Meri Nolcheva (NGO "Lastovica"), Vladimir Trajkovski (Macedonian Scientific Society for Autism)

Topic Area

Topics: Research

Session

V1A » Oral Posters: Parent training; family/peer support; mentoring I (12:00 - Friday, 16th September, Moorfoot Room)