Support & Advice

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Coronavirus support

We've collated and created specific resources to support the PDA community during the Coronavirus pandemic. They are spread across 4 pages: Links and tips for the PDA community during the Coronavirus pandemic Accessible information (social stories etc.) Information about mental health UK GOV Guidance Returning to school advice Face coverings [...]

National Autistic Society PDA resources

Here are links to the National Autistic Society's PDA resources: What is pathological demand avoidance (PDA)? Supporting pupils with a demand avoidant profile The National Autistic Society provides useful information to help everyone understand anxiety in school and school refusal – though please note that the strategies suggested would [...]

Support for siblings

It can be tricky to balance the needs of individual children within any family, and this can be even trickier in PDA households. Our Siblings page offers advice around strategies and tips for supporting siblings. A PDA parent has also written two very helpful documents: a Q&A for Siblings and Personal [...]

Independent diagnostic centres

These centres provide diagnostic assessments for both adults and children unless otherwise specified. Please note that whilst the PDA Society researches all the services we signpost, the list should be taken as a helpful guide not as an endorsement and we can take no responsibility for the quality or the [...]

Education support & advice

This page signposts some sources of useful information, support and advice regarding education. The PDA Society takes considerable care to check the services that we signpost, however we’re not responsible for the quality, experience or outcomes from third party organisations. We’re currently developing an accreditation process for services and organisations [...]