PDA (Pathological Demand Avoidance)

PDA (Pathological Demand Avoidance) Delivered by Becci Laughlin Consultant Teacher in SEND; Specialist Leader in Education   Date:               17th March 2023 Time:              9.00am-12.00pm Venue:            Learn Sheffield, Albion House, Savile Street, Sheffield, S4 7UD Cost:               £45 per person Suitable for: SENCo’s, Teachers and TA’s working with ASD/PDA children Pathological demand avoidance (PDA) is widely understood to be a profile on the autistic spectrum and a profile that describes those whose main characteristics is to avoid everyday demands and expectations to an extreme extent (National Autistic Society) This course will cover:
  • PDA – what is it?
  • Differences between PDA and ‘regular’ ASD
  • Early Indicators of PDA
  • An Anxiety Based Disorder
  • Core characteristics of PDA
  • Sensory Difficulties
  • Developing strategies and interventions for children and young people with PDA
To book a place on this course, please visit our Eventbrite Booking System:   https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/pda-pathological-demand-avoidance-tickets-103814407688  


Mar 17 2023


9:00 am - 12:00 pm