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PDA for Educators – 3 hour online course for education professionals seeking inset day training (2nd Sept, 9.30am-12.30pm)

About this event

This course is suitable for educators supporting young people with the autism profile of Pathological Demand Avoidance (PDA) and is targeted towards mainstream, SEN or autism specific schools, it would benefit those working with young people aged between 5-16yrs.

This 3 hour session which is regularly delivered as Inset Day Training will look at:

  • Legal Duties
  • What is PDA?
  • What are demands?
  • Helpful approaches
  • PDA & Education (including ideas for within the classroom)
  • Resources/signposting
  • Q&A

We would ask that all delegates watch our Introductory Webinar (23 mins) prior to attending the course, in order that participants start from the same foundation of knowledge that will be built upon during the session: PDA Society Introductory Webinar

Please Note: any legislation discussed is related to England and delegates joining from other locations will need to consider their own local legal requirements.

This is an online session, to be delivered on Thursday 2nd September 2021 lasting 3 hours from 9.30am-12.30pm. We recommend that you join 5-10 minutes prior to the start to ensure your technology is working correctly as we will be unable to delay the start due to the number of delegates we anticipate attending. All delegates will need access to the chat function. Please note the session is not recorded and is only delivered ‘live’.

Ticket Price: £70 per delegate payable in advance (plus Eventbrite fees). If you require more than 10+ tickets please do contact us as an in-house programme may suit you better.

If you have any additional needs that may require assistance during the session, please do let us know at the time of booking, in order that we can discuss arrangements in advance. Thank you.

After booking, please remember to check your e-mail (messages may be forwarded to your spam/junk folder) for a confirmation receipt from Eventbrite sharing a link for registration. Eventbrite will also send reminders prior to the course taking place.


The PDA Society are also able to deliver this online course to individual schools either in a 3hr block or over 2 x1.5hr sessions. If you would like further information or would like to make a booking please do contact our training team via email: training@pdasociety.org.uk


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