The Effects of a Parent-Focused Intervention for Children with a Recent Diagnosis of Autism Spectrum Disorder on Parenting Stress and Competence

This paper reports on the effects of two types of parent-focused intervention, for parents of children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) aged 2 to 4 years and within 6 months of diagnosis, on parent’s perceptions of stress and competence. Interventions aimed to decrease parenting stress and increase parenting competence by embedding empirically supported… CONTINUE READING