CHANGES IN PARENTAL SELF-EFFICACY FOLLOWING “AUTISM SPECTRUM DISORDER AND LANGUAGE DELAY INCREDIBLE YEARS” PARENTING PROGRAMME

Author
Victoria
Publication Date
01st May 2020
Award
MSc Autism and Related Neurodevelopmental Disorders

Abstract

Early interventions have positive outcomes for parents of children with neurodevelopmental disorders. The Incredible Years® Autism and Language Delay (IY® ASLD) programme aims to promote parenting competence and child development by offering strategies to address social skills, communication and language, emotion regulation, and school readiness in children. Parental self-efficacy has been used as an outcome measure in some empirical studies of intervention programmes. Still today, neither in the IY® ASLD pilot studies nor in the feasibility studies specific measures to identify changes in parenting self-efficacy have been used