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Katarzyna KajakProf. Tri Indah Winarni, is a faculty member and a senior researcher at the Center for Biomedical Research (CEBIOR), Faculty of Medicine, Diponegoro University. She graduated from Medical Doctor Faculty of Medicine Gadjah Mada University in 1990. She finished her Master Program of Biomedical Science FMDU in 2004. She has been working at Molecular and Cytogenetic Laboratory CEBIOR since she completed her Master's degree in 2004. In 2005, she followed the Genetics Laboratory training at the Department of Human Genetics, Radboud University Nijmegen Medical Centre, The Netherlands. She trained in Fragile X Syndrome and Autism at Medical Investigation of Neurodevelopmental Disorders (MIND) Institute, UC Davis, California, in 2010-2011 and 2013. She finished her doctoral degree at Diponegoro University in August 2013. Her research interest is Intellectual Disabilities, especially Fragile X Syndrome.

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Table of Contents

Volume 5 No.3, 2017

* This issue includes papers published with Open Access

Open AccessRestricted and Repetitive Behaviour in Persons with Autism (Ages 0-18): An Integrative Review of Treatment Related to Occupational Therapy - Pages 61-76
Melissa Patriquin, Diane MacKenzie and Joan Versnel

Open AccessAnalysis of the Psychoeducational Intervention Models in Students with Autism Spectrum Disorder - Pages 77-84
Manuel Ojea Rúa

Open AccessIssues of Gender & Sexuality in Special Needs Children: Keeping Students with Autism & Learning Disability Safe at School - Pages 85-89
Wenn B. Lawson

Open AccessWomen & Girls on the Autism Spectrum: A Profile - Pages 90-95
Wenn B. Lawson

Access to Preventive Health Services of People with Intellectual Disability in Italy - Pages 96-99
Aldo Rosano and Alessandra Battisti

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Volume 5 No.4, 2017

                                Open Access       * This issue includes papers published with

Special Issue

Neurodevelopmental Disorders and Importance of Early Assessment and Early Interventions


Harieta Manolova, PhD
(Guest Editor)  
Clinical Psychologist in Clinic of Child Psychiatry “St. Nikolas”- 
University Hospital “Alexandrovska”.
Associate Professor in Dpt. of Psychiatry and Medical Psychology- 
Medical University Sofia. 
Address: Bulgaria, Sofia 1431, 1, G. Sofiiski 
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 Open AccessEditorial: Neurodevelopmental Disorders and Importance of Early Assessment and Early InterventionsPages 100-101
Harieta E. Manolova

Open AccessEarly Assessment of Mental Development in Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) and other Neurodevelopmental Disorders – Sharing of Clinical Experience - Pages 102-112

H. Manolova, S. Staykova, M. Hristova, D. Terziev and G. Markova

Assessment of Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder and Post-Assessment Meeting with Parents: Some Issues of Planning and Professional Attitude - Pages 113-116

D. Terziev, H. Manolova, S. Staykova and M. Hristova

Asperger’s Syndrome in a Clinical Sample: Reasons for Referral and Comorbidity - Pages 117-123

S. Staykova, D. Terziev, H. Manolova, M. Hristova and A. Bistrian

Assessment of Intellectual Functioning among Children with Neurodevelopmental Disorders: Challenges and Implications Beyond the Clinical Practice - Pages 124-129

Mihaela Hristova, Harieta Manolova, Svetla Staykova and G. Markova

Open AccessChild Welfare Reform in Bulgaria – from Institutional to Family-Based Community Care: Engaging with Families, Children and Colleagues? - Pages 130-136

G. Markova, H. Manolova and M. Hristova

General Article

Neurochemistry of Neurochemicals: Messengers of Brain Functions Pages 137-151

Md. Sahab Uddin, Abdullah Al Mamun, Md. Tanvir KabirMd. Nasrullah, Ferdous Wahid, Mst. Marium Begum, Zubair Khalid Labu, Md. Sohanur Rahman, Md. Tanjir Islam, Md. Shah Amran and Mohamed M. Abdel-Daim