Institute of Special Education and Rehabilitation,
Faculty of Philosophy
Goce Delchev 9A, 1000 Skopje
Phone. +389 2/3116-520 (ext. 234); fax. +389-2-3118-143
E-mail: president@mssa.org.mk



Scientific projects

1. Serum immunoglobulins and specific food allergens in persons with autism in the Republic of Macedonia (Ministry of Education and Science of the Republic of Macedonia No. 08-2214/4 from 15.07.2000)

  • Scientific field: Special Education and Rehabilitation
  • Specific field: Immunology
  • Principal Investigator: Prof. Dr. Ljubomir Ajdinski
  • Institution: Institute of Special Education and Rehabilitation, Faculty of Philosophy, 1000 Skopje, Republic of Macedonia
  • Cooperating Institution: Institute of Immunobiology and Human Genetics, Institutes, Faculty of Medicine, 1109 Skopje, PO Box 60, Republic of Macedonia
  • Project Duration: from 01/10/2000 till 01/10/2003.
  • Investigators: Prof. Dr. Mirko Spiroski, Assist. Dr. Vladimir Trajkovski, Assist. Dr. Maja Jurhar-Pavlova, Assist. Dr. Aleksandar Petlichkovski
  • Budget 450.000 MKD per 3 years

2. Information for Autism in Macedonia (Macedonian Centre for International Cooperation No. 10-723/21 from 19.12.2000)

  • Country: Republic of Macedonia
  • Number of the Project: 10-723/21 from 19.12.2000
  • Name of the Project: Information for Autism in Macedonia
  • Location, Region: Republic of Macedonia
  • Target Group: Handicapped Children and Persons with Autism
  • Activity: Direct Implementation
  • Period of Time: 6 months
  • Included Institutions: Institute of Special Education and Rehabilitation, and Institute of Immunobiology and Human Genetics
  • Budget: 140.000 MKD


3.
HLA-DNA researching in autistic families in the Republic of Macedonia (Ministry of Education and Science of the RM No 07-1171/4 from 02.07.2001 year);

  • Scientific field: Special Education and Rehabilitation
  • Specific field: Immunology
  • Principal Investigator: Prof. Dr. Dragoslav Kopachev
  • Institution: Institute of Special Education and Rehabilitation, Faculty of Philosophy, 1000 Skopje, Republic of Macedonia
  • Cooperating Institution: Institute of Immunobiology and Human Gentics, Institutes, Faculty of Medicine, 1109 Skopje, PO Box 60, Republic of Macedonia
  • Project Duration: from 01/10/2001 till 01/10/2004.
  • Investigators: Prof. Dr. Mirko Spiroski, Prof. Dr. Risto Petrov, Assist. Dr. Vladimir Trajkovski, Assist. Dr. Todor Arsov, Assist. Dr. Aleksandar Petlichkovski, Dr. Renata Jankova
  • Budget 450.000 MKD per 3 years

4. Charter for Persons with Autism in the Republic of Macedonia (Macedonian Centre for International Cooperation No. 08-698/1 from 12.12.2001)

  • Country: Republic of Macedonia
  • Number of the Project: 01-08 GPH 106 from 12.12.2001
  • Name of the Project: Charter for Persons with Autism in the Republic of Macedonia
  • Location, Region: Republic of Macedonia
  • Target Group: Persons with Autism
  • Activity: Direct Implementation
  • Period of Time: 6 months
  • Included Institutions: Institute of Special Education and Rehabilitation, and Institute of Immunobiology and Human Genetics
  • Budget: 140.000 MKD

5.  Epidemiological study of persons with autism in Republic of Macedonia (Ministry of Finance – 2001)

  • Country: Republic of Macedonia
  • Name of the Project: Epidemiological study of persons with autism in Republic of Macedonia
  • Location, Region: Republic of Macedonia
  • Target Group: Persons with Autism
  • Activity: Direct Implementation
  • Period of Time: 1 year
  • Included Institutions: Institute of Special Education and Rehabilitation, and Institute of Immunobiology and Human Genetics
  • Budget: 100.000 MKD

6. Determing of prevalence and incidence of persons with autism in Republic of Macedonia (Ministry of Finance – 2002)

  • Country: Republic of Macedonia
  • Name of the Project: Determing of prevalence and incidence of persons with autism in Republic of Macedonia
  • Location, Region: Republic of Macedonia
  • Target Group: Persons with Autism
  • Activity: Direct Implementation
  • Period of Time: 1 year
  • Included Institutions: Institute of Special Education and Rehabilitation, and Institute of Immunobiology and Human Genetics
  • Budget: 100.000 MKD

7. ‘Tolerance or Acceptance’ EASPD project. (It was sponsored by DG Employment and Social Affairs under the budget line ‘Preparatory Actions to Combat and Prevent Social Exclusion’.
Duration 2002-2003).

8. “Europe is a place to leave” EASPD project. The project, in the light of the European Year of People with Disabilities, started from the principle that all European citizens should be listened to, and specifically aimed at giving a voice to people with a more serious intellectual disability.
Duration 2003.

9. “Common Voice Network Project”
The primary and most comprehensive
objective of this desktop research is to explore the legal background that
is intended to enhance the anti-discrimination and equal opportunities of
persons with intellectual disability and autism.
Duration 2008-2009.

10. “Enhancing scientific studies of early autism ”. through the EU COST program. The main goal is to establish an interdisciplinary scientific network in order to discover the earliest signs of autism and to combine techniques of cognitive neuroscience with those of clinical science and to form European practical leaders for early identification and early intervention.

Duration 2010-2014

11. “Program for the full socialization of children with special needs in their communities”.

through the EU EIDHR / 2013 / 355-552 program. The goal of this project is to strengthen the role of civil society in promoting human rights and democratic reforms, supporting the peaceful consolidation of group interests and consolidating political participation and representation.

Duration: 2014-2015

12. “Equity and social inclusion through positive parenting. 2015-1-UK01-KA204-013397  Erasmus plus project. The purpose of this project is to share, adapt, test, evaluate, and disseminate a common model of education for parents, with valid teaching materials and training, to support the provision of effective education for parents of children with special needs (in this case, children with autism). Learning from what is currently happening in Croatia, Cyprus and the Republic of Macedonia, and according to the model of existing practice within the UK. The idea is that this project will identify specific issues and universal issues that cross the national borders – will provide a model for parents education that can be used throughout Europe.

Duration: 2015-2018

13. “A hollistic approach of person-centred planning for people with Autism”. 2018-1-EL01-KA204-047788 – Erasmus plus project. The main objectives of this project are:

– Empowerment of individuals at risk of social exclusion and more specifically empowerment of ASC individuals

– Strengthening of the overall effort for social inclusion and integration of ASC individuals at mainstream education & society at large

– Enhancing competences of professionals and all those individuals, such as family members & relatives, etc., involved in the life of ASC individuals

– Raise awareness  to the general public with regards to social inclusion of pupils with Autism

Duration: 2018-2021