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PDA Society Christmas Card competition

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Overview of National Autistic Society PDA Conference 2018

The National Autistic Society’s 7th annual PDA conference was held in Manchester on 20th November 2018. We live-tweeted from the event and have collated these tweets below as a summary of the day.

Media coverage

In addition to the extensive media coverage about PDA on and around PDA Action Day on 15th May, there has been ongoing interest in PDA with coverage in professional publications, mainstream press and broadcast media - please see PDFs and links below.

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PDA Society Christmas Card Competition

Updated: 8th Dec 2018 at 3:59pm

Not Autism even though she has PDA

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