Webinars and Videos

A range of videos including a series of webinars produced by the PDA Society

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Introduction to PDA

NDTi has partnered with the PDA Society to help raise awareness and increase understanding of PDA – a profile on the autism spectrum. Following the high profile programme File on 4 about Transforming Care, featuring the story of 17 year old Bethany who has PDA traits, it was felt that [...]

Understanding PDA – Part 1

A two-part webinar conducted live in March 2017 and now available here. The webinar was primarily designed for parents and carers of PDA children or who feel that PDA may be the best ‘fit’ for their child’s profile, but may also be helpful for professionals (medical, education, social care) [...]

Understanding PDA – Part 2

A two-part webinar conducted live in March 2017 and now available here. The webinar was primarily designed for parents and carers of PDA children or who feel that PDA may be the best ‘fit’ for their child’s profile, but may also be helpful for professionals (medical, education, social care) [...]

PDA and Mental Health Issues

In this webinar, Dr. Judy Eaton from Help4Pyschology looks at aspects of mental health in both autistic children and adults, and in particular, with a PDA profile. She explores anxiety, eating disorders and the relationship with personality disorders before going on to look the opportunities for support from family [...]

PDA and Speech & Language Therapy

In this webinar, Libby Hill - Speech & Language Therapist (SALT) from Smalltalk, looks at the difficulties that PDA individuals may experience with speech and language; even though difficulties in this area may not be obvious at first, and how this can affect behaviour? Libby also discusses the benefits [...]

PDA and Family Resilience

In this webinar, Laura Kerbey and Angela Kelly from Positive Autism Support & Training look at the impact of PDA on the family as a whole and strategies for building resilience. An extended question and answer session follows. Recorded in September 2017

PDA and Sensory Processing

In this webinar, Occupational Therapist Alison Hart of Children's Choice Therapy Service explains how Sensory Processing is often the 'missing link' to understanding why environments and every day activities can be so challenging for some individuals. Poor sensory processing is our ability to understand the environment around us, as well [...]

Podcasts

Tilt Parenting A Conversation with Autism and Neurodiversity Support Specialist Kirsty Forbes A Conversation with Author and PDA Emissary Harry Thompson A Conversation with Dr. Melissa Neff About PDA (Pathological Demand Avoidance) Fight & Fawn Two PDAers discuss their lived experience of PDA (Pathological Demand Avoidance) over the course [...]

Neville’s PDA video series

This ground-breaking range of videos was produced in 2010 by a former Trustee of the PDA Society. They including lots of information on PDA and supporting young people in education. The nine videos cover the following topics: An introduction to Pathological Demand Avoidance Syndrome PDA:- Common features and characteristics [...]

Harry Thompson

Hi there! My name is Harry and I am a public speaker, PDA Expert (by Experience) and Consultant, and the author of The PDA Paradox - the link to which can be found below. I created this channel to raise awareness on Neurodiversity by providing detailed descriptions of the [...]

We are Unique – Libby Hill

We are Unique - Libby Hill (speech and language therapist) talks to Kevin Healy about PDA.   .fusion-button.button-8 {border-radius:2px;}Watch part one on YouTube .fusion-button.button-9 {border-radius:2px;}Watch part two on YouTube