A note on difficult transitions

We went to a new play-park this week and when it was time to go home for dinner Little Miss M was unable to leave. I'm sure most (if not all) parents experience their children not wanting to leave somewhere from time to time. Parents of toddlers in particular might even encounter a 'battle of … Continue reading A note on difficult transitions


Our journey to PDA

I originally wrote this for Autism with lots of love and affection's #YourJourneyMyBlog series in 2017, before starting Notes on PDA. I thought it would be nice to finally add it to the blog roll and share again here as it was the first thing I ever wrote about Pathological Demand Avoidance and tells our story … Continue reading Our journey to PDA

Toolbox of strategies: a personalised PDA-friendly visual aid

Little Miss M would like me to tell you about her toolbox which is full of strategies to help her when things get hard... She recently told me that life is hard with Pathological Demand Avoidance (PDA), especially the worries and stress which keep interrupting things. There are lots of strategies which I know could … Continue reading Toolbox of strategies: a personalised PDA-friendly visual aid