A-Z of PDA Strategies

Pathological Demand Avoidance is an autism spectrum profile and requires support strategies which minimise anxiety and facilitate the need for control through collaboration and negotiation and by being more flexible and less directive than other types of autism support strategies. In this A-Z series we share the tailored support strategies which help our child who … Continue reading A-Z of PDA Strategies

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PDA True Colors (Pathological Demand Avoidance)

Pathological Demand Avoidance (PDA) is an autism spectrum profile. Children and adults with the PDA profile of autism are often misunderstood. I hope the information in this video will help change that.   For more information about PDA please visit the PDA Society website Please share far and wide and help #BeingUnderstood become the norm … Continue reading PDA True Colors (Pathological Demand Avoidance)

A note on the fear (or intolerance) of uncertainty

My beautiful girl is so stressed by the fear of uncertainty at the moment. Demand avoidance is one thing, one very difficult and challenging thing, but this is something else all together. I cannot reduce life's uncertainties like I can reduce demands and no amount of distractions will take her mind off the uncertainty she … Continue reading A note on the fear (or intolerance) of uncertainty