A collection of PDA-related podcasts and radio programmes.

ALT:learn Podcast
  • PDA Society Trustee Jilly Davis talks to The ALT:learn Podcast about recognising and supporting PDA learners.

SEND in the experts for Twinkl SEND

Beacon School Behaviour Secrets Podcast

The Great Minds Podcast: PDA Society
  • PDA Society trustees Paula Webb & Vikki Threlfall chat with Emma and Meg from Great Minds Together about lots of topics including terminology around PDA, helpful approaches, differences between ODD & PDA, EHCPs, working with professionals and more.

ACAMH ‘Autism, a parent's guide’
  • Dr. Ann Ozsivadjian discusses PDA in this podcast and how to recognise it in a child with an autism diagnosis. Ann suggests strategies to try at home, talks about research and understanding the core of behaviours, and how to have conversations with teachers, schools and others to support children.

Tilt Parenting

Fight & Fawn
  • Two PDAers discuss their lived experience of PDA (Pathological Demand Avoidance) over the course of five episodes - Kristy Forbes & FAN

Parent podcasts

BBC Radio 4 'All in the Mind'

  • The professionals who use this diagnosis consider it to be part of the autism spectrum. But is it a discrete condition? Claudia Hammond hears from Liz O'Nions at the University of Louven about its history and new research into teasing out PDA's traits alongside guest Mathijs Lucassen - lecturer in mental health at the Open University. Listen to 'All in the Mind'