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For Parents and Professionals, a workshop on

Supporting Individuals with a Demand Avoidance Profile of the Autism Spectrum

With PDA experts from the United Kingdom:

– Laura Kerbey

– Harry Thompson

Two opportunities for training:

Thursday,Chicago March 5th 9:00 – 4:00 UIC Institute on Disability and Human Development, Auditorium (First Floor),

1640 W. Roosevelt Road, Chicago, IL

Friday, March 6th 9:00 – 4:00 Holiday Inn 5300 W. Touhy Avenue, Skokie, IL

Pathological Demand Avoidance (PDA) is a complex Autism Spectrum Disorder that is characterized by an anxiety-driven need to be in control and avoid everyday demands. Children and adults with PDA require a different approach than is typically used with individuals with Autism and Asperger’s Syndrome.

CEUs available for specific professionals

Continuing Education for teachers pending