Family life with PDA

This section includes information for parents, carers, siblings and other family members of under 18s (please see our adult life pages for information about adult children). Resources tagged as helpful for PDA children & young people are also included below.

Please use the buttons below to explore the different topics and resources in this section.


Diagnosing PDA – children
Helpful approaches – children
Understanding behaviours
Distressed behaviours
Home education “hub”
Support & Advice

Related resources

Helpful approaches for parents/carers info sheet
Resources for PDA children & young people
EHCP guide
Transition to adulthood
Lived experiences
PDA & ATUs/mental health institutions