Education Resources

The following resources may be of help in educational settings
    PDA Booklet for Health, Education and Social Care Practitioners - 2016 Edition
  A Teacher's Guide to Understanding Pathological Demand Avoidance
  Recognising Autism Spectrum Disorders in the Early Years


Simple Strategies for Supporting Children with Pathological Demand Avoidance at School

Dr Emma Gore Langton and Zoe Syson

  Autism Education Trust: The Distinctive Clinical and Educational Needs of Children with Pathological Demand Avoidance Syndrome: Guidelines for Good Practice
  Mind map for schools 
  What PDA means to me' Resource by Sally Russell - editable version 

'What PDA means to me' by Sally Russell (completed example) 


Education and handling - part one


Education and handling 2 - the challenge


Education and handling - strategies


External education links

Here are some links that we hope you find useful. If you would like to suggest links you think we should add to this page, please contact us

You Tube/ Vimeo Videos:

Advice Sheets/ Blogs

LinkedIn Group:

Discussion Group for Professionals:

  • Network Autism (join as a member then look for the PDA related group)

Other resources:


Please note the above links are external to the PDA Society web site, and the PDA Society is not making any recommendations nor is responsible for the content of these sites.

Please contact us if you discover any broken links or would like to make suggestions for links to add.