Information sheet

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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-2{border-radius:2px 2px 2px 2px;}Download sheet

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 [...]

Information sheet for teaching professionals

This 2 page resource gives education professionals bitesize information about PDA, including how PDA may look in school, good practice and helpful approaches plus where to find further information.   Published by: PDA Society, August 2021 and updated October 2021   .fusion-body .fusion-button.button-5{border-radius:2px 2px 2px 2px;}Download sheet  

What is PDA? information sheet

This information sheet contains some essential information about PDA and what helps, in an easily shareable format... it can be downloaded & emailed or printed & shared with others.   Published by: PDA Society, May 2021   .fusion-body .fusion-button.button-6{border-radius:2px 2px 2px 2px;}Download/print sheet   Also available in this series are our What is PDA? booklet and What is [...]

Helpful approaches infographic: PANDA approaches

This infographic illustrates the key approaches which are helpful in working with, understanding and supporting an PDA person. Conventional support strategies, including those often recommended for autism, are often ineffective and counter-productive with a PDA profile of autism. In place of structure, routine, firm boundaries, praise, rewards/consequences, is a person-centred approach [...]

Keys to care

A single page information sheet for supporting and helping someone with a PDA profile. Ideal for those working with individuals whose care-needs have been identified as relating to demand avoidance. Useful as a grab-sheet for members of staff - a regular reminder of what can help. Also helpful for family [...]