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PANDA approaches in German

The PDA Society has been contacted by Elli C who has kindly translated our PANDA approaches into German. We’re sharing the translation here in case it helps others. Please note: the PDA Society is not able to verify the accuracy of translations listed on our website.   Translation date: May 2022   .fusion-body .fusion-button.button-1{border-radius:2px 2px 2px [...]

Information in German

Elli C (german_language_pda_learnings) on Instagram shares information about PDA in German and plans to translate PDA Society resources to share there as well.   .fusion-body .fusion-button.button-2{border-radius:2px 2px 2px 2px;}Visit Instagram account   Please note: the PDA Society is not able to verify the accuracy of translations listed on our website.

Sleep Misfits: The reality of Delayed Sleep Phase Syndrome & Non-24

Sleep Misfits is the first book to extensively explore delayed sleep phase syndrome (DSPS) and non-24-hour-sleep-wake disorder (Non-24) through the words of actual experients. Although circadian sleep disorders have seen an increase in published research and media coverage, they are still little-known and little-understood. There remains massive prejudice and discrimination [...]

What is PDA? booklet in Finnish

The PDA Society has been contacted by PDA Suomi who has kindly translated our What is PDA? booklet text into Finnish. We’re sharing the translated booklet text here in case it helps others. Please note: the PDA Society is not able to verify the accuracy of translations listed on our [...]

Information sheet for social care professionals

This 2 page resource gives social care professionals an introduction to key information about PDA, including how PDA may present in children and adults, examples of good practice and helpful approaches plus where to find further information.   Published by: PDA Society, March 2022   .fusion-body .fusion-button.button-6{border-radius:2px 2px 2px 2px;}Download sheet

What is PDA? booklet in Polish

The PDA Society has been contacted by Pomiędzy PDA who has kindly translated our What is PDA? booklet text into Polish. We’re sharing the translated booklet text here in case it helps others. Please note: the PDA Society is not able to verify the accuracy of translations listed on our [...]

PDA Mama Bear (USA)

PDA Mama Bear, Sandra McConnell write blogs, hosts training, and mentors young people to model and demonstrate that there is such a thing as “positive PDA.”   .fusion-body .fusion-button.button-10{border-radius:2px 2px 2px 2px;}Visit website  

Identifying & Assessing a PDA profile – Practice Guidance

Practice guidance collating the professional practice and experience of a multidisciplinary group of professionals working in the NHS and private practice. The goal of this document is to aid assessment of a PDA profile, to distinguish PDA from other presentations of marked demand avoidance, and to signpost appropriate support and [...]

Journeys With PDA (USA)

Journeys with PDA provides consultations, trainings, resources, and support to families and professionals living or working with individuals with a PDA profile. Journeys with PDA was born out of a desire to spread awareness about a unique profile of autism, Pathological Demand Avoidance. We are both raising sons with autism, [...]

PDA for social care professionals (webinar)

In this webinar about PDA (Pathological Demand Avoidance) for social care professionals, independent social workers Cathie Long, Mary Cartlidge and Rachel Gavin join PDA Society Trustee Vikki Threlfall. The webinar includes presentations about: assessing PDA in children and working with families in accordance with relevant guidelines and legal requirements (Mary) [...]

What is PDA? booklet in Russian

The PDA Society has been contacted by a supporter who has kindly translated our What is PDA? booklet into Russian. We’re sharing the translated booklet here in case it helps others. Please note: the PDA Society is not able to verify the accuracy of translations listed on our website.   Translation date: [...]

Helpful approaches for special occasions

Special occasions, celebrations and holidays can be overwhelming for autistic people, so we've put together some general suggestions of helpful approaches for PDA families & individuals which can also be shared with wider family & friends to help everyone understand what helps. This one-page information sheet is free to view and [...]

Alternative perspectives on PDA

Alternative perspectives on PDA The PDA Society’s current position, based on research, clinical evidence and lived experience, is that PDA is best understood as a profile on the autism spectrum. However it’s important to acknowledge the alternative perspectives on PDA that are currently evident. These relate to the usefulness of the construct, [...]