Education Resources

The following resources may be of help in educational settings
    PDA Booklet for Health, Education and Social Care Practitioners - 2016 Edition
  A Teacher's Guide to Understanding Pathological Demand Avoidance
  Recognising Autism Spectrum Disorders in the Early Years


Simple Strategies for Supporting Children with Pathological Demand Avoidance at School

Dr Emma Gore Langton and Zoe Syson

  Autism Education Trust: The Distinctive Clinical and Educational Needs of Children with Pathological Demand Avoidance Syndrome: Guidelines for Good Practice
  Mind map for schools 
  What PDA means to me' Resource by Sally Russell - editable version 

'What PDA means to me' by Sally Russell (completed example) 

Other sources of information: 


Discussion Group for Professionals 


International Websites 

PDA Society Enquiry Line 

  • PDA Society Enquiry Line Information and advice for families and professionals regarding strategies for individuals with PDA and offering signposting to other appropriate services.

Webinars and Videos

See our Webinar and Video resources page for the latest online seminars from the PDA Society and links to video, television and radio broadcasts of interest.
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