LATEST NEWS

Research meeting report

On Tuesday 8th January 2019, the PDA Society hosted a research meeting, a short report is now available.

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Progressing the Research

A research meeting on 8th Jan 2019 provided new insights and impetus for further research into the area of demand avoidance in autism

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Autism Core Capabilities Framework consultation dates

Information about consultation groups for new autism core capabilities framework

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New Keys to Care for PDA resource

New PDA Society resource

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PDA Society merchandise

Details of PDA Society merchandise including alert & awareness cards

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Landmark legal case on challenging behaviour and exclusion

Judge rules that schools should not permanently exclude when SEN is cause of behaviour

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Commentary on Prof Green Lancet article published

In the July issue of The Lancet a commentary entitled "Demand avoidance is not necessarily defiance", written by O'Nions, Happe, Viding, Gould and Noens in response to the Prof Green article "Pathological Demand Avoidance:symptoms but not a syndrome" in the same publication in March, was published.

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Survey Results Published

Survey results describing the experiences of nearly 1,500 people are published in a report entitled 'Being Misunderstood'

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Important research published

Essential reading: the latest published paper on PDA

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George Timlin Obituary

The PDA Society are sad to learn of the death of George Timlin.

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