Supporting Children & Young People who have Pathological Demand Avoidance (PDA) - DONCASTER - 2nd March 2020
Pathological Demand Avoidance (PDA) is a complex Autism Spectrum Condition characterised by anxiety driven need to be in control. People with PDA need a different approach to the ones used with other Autism Spectrum conditions. This course will teach learners how PDA differs from other types of autism. Most importantly the course will teach effective strategies to ensure that those who work with people with PDA can support them to help them meet their potential and manage their behaviour.
- Understand the meaning of Pathological Demand Avoidance (PDA)
- Understand the impact PDA has on a person and how they might be supported.
- Understand the key principles of positive behaviour management when working with those with PDA
- Understand the effects that PDA has on lifelong learning and social opportunities and how to reduce the impact of this