Can I tell you about pathological demand avoidance syndrome? : a guide for friends, family and professionals

By: Fidler, Ruth.
Contributor(s): Christie, Phil | Powell, Jonathon [illustrator.] | Gould, Judith [foreword].
Series: Can I tell you about ... series.Publisher: London : Jessica Kingsley Publishers, 2015Copyright date: ©2015Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 1849055130 (paperback); 9781849055130 (paperback).Other title: Pathological demand avoidance syndrome.Subject(s): PATHOLOGICAL DEMAND AVOIDANCE SYNDROME | BEHAVIOUR DISORDERS | CHILDREN
Contents:
Foreword. - Introduction. - Introducing Issy who has PDA. - Friendships. - Playing. - This is my PDA. - How to help me. - School. - Extra support. - Sensory differences. - Meltdowns. - How other people can help. - Recommended reading, organisations and websites.
Summary:
List(s) this item appears in: Pathological Demand Avoidance. March 2021 | Syndromes and conditions for children. Aug 2018 CM | PDA Oct 2019 CM | WDSA education workshop. May 2021 | Teen programme- Explore May 2021 | Introduction to various syndromes and condition for volunteers. Oct 2021 | Supporting people with ID for volunteers. Oct 2021 | Autism at secondary school June 2022 | Can I tell you about a...diagnosis? June 2022
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Includes bibliographical references (pages 52-53).

Foreword. - Introduction. - Introducing Issy who has PDA. - Friendships. - Playing. - This is my PDA. - How to help me. - School. - Extra support. - Sensory differences. - Meltdowns. - How other people can help. - Recommended reading, organisations and websites.

"In this illustrated guide Issy invites readers to learn about PDA, a part of the autism spectrum, from her perspective, helping them to understand how it causes her to find simple, everyday demands very stressful. Issy tells readers (aged 7 upwards) about all the ways she can be helped and supported by those around her." - PUBLISHER'S WEBSITE

Patron comment on 12/05/2016

Quick to read. Great information from the child's point of view as well as the general information given for management strategies and supports in the second half of the book.

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