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Pathological demand avoidance syndrome : my daughter is not naughty / Jane Alison Sherwin ; foreword and Introduction by Phil Christie.

By: Sherwin, Jane Alison.
Contributor(s): Christie, Phil [writer of preface, writer of introduction.].
Publisher: London ; Philadelphia : Jessica Kingsley Publishers, 2015Description: 326 pages ; 22 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9781849056144.Subject(s): PATHOLOGICAL DEMAND AVOIDANCE SYNDROME | CHILDREN | PARENTING -- | FAMILY INTERACTION | AUTOBIOGRAPHY | BIOGRAPHY
Contents:
PART 1 THE EARLY YEARS. - 1. The key diagnostic features of PDA. - 2. The early warning signs. - 3. Nursery school begins and boom! - PART 2 THE SCHOOL YEARS. - 4. Things go from bad to worse. - 5. A new school and a new start. - 6. An end to formal education. - PART 3 UNDERSTANING MOLLIE'S PDA BEHAVIOURS. - 7. Difficulties with social understanding and verbal communication. - 8. Routine, predictability, fantasy and obsessions. - 9. Summing up the difficulties and empathising with Mollie. - PART 4 BREAKING THE PDA CYCLE. - 10 The cycle of demand, control, avoidance and meltdown. - 11. Strategies that help Mollie feel in control. - 12. Strategies for other areas of difficulty. - 13. Getting school right. - 14. PDA plus. - PART 5 LEARNING TO INTERACT IN THE NEUROTYPICAL WORLD. 15. Mollie dips her toes in the outside worlf. - 16. Strategies for teaching the social laws and customs outside the family. - PART 6 ENTERING THE ADOLESCENT YEARS AND LOOKING TO ADULTHOOD. - 17. Periods and puberty. - 18. Children with PDA grow into adults with PDA. - PART 7 HOW PDA HAS AFFECTED OUR FAMILY. - 19. Family dynamics. - 20. How living with PDA affected my own mental health. - 21. Supporting a family living with PDA. - PART 8 DIAGNOSIS. - 22. Why recognition and diagnosis are so important. - 23. Navigating the bumpy and winding road to diagnosis. - PART 9 FINAL THOUGHTS. - 24. The funny and endearing side of PDA. - 25. An interview with Mollie. - 26. Our current situation and my hopes for the future.
Summary: "This honest yet uplifting account provdes insight into the challenges of bringing up a child with Pathological Demand Avoidance Syndrome (PDA)." - BOOK JACKET
List(s) this item appears in: Pathological Demand Avoidance. June 2017 | Biographies. Dec 2017 CM | Top Rated in 2018
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Includes bibliographical references (pages 324-326).

PART 1 THE EARLY YEARS. - 1. The key diagnostic features of PDA. - 2. The early warning signs. - 3. Nursery school begins and boom! - PART 2 THE SCHOOL YEARS. - 4. Things go from bad to worse. - 5. A new school and a new start. - 6. An end to formal education. - PART 3 UNDERSTANING MOLLIE'S PDA BEHAVIOURS. - 7. Difficulties with social understanding and verbal communication. - 8. Routine, predictability, fantasy and obsessions. - 9. Summing up the difficulties and empathising with Mollie. - PART 4 BREAKING THE PDA CYCLE. - 10 The cycle of demand, control, avoidance and meltdown. - 11. Strategies that help Mollie feel in control. - 12. Strategies for other areas of difficulty. - 13. Getting school right. - 14. PDA plus. - PART 5 LEARNING TO INTERACT IN THE NEUROTYPICAL WORLD. 15. Mollie dips her toes in the outside worlf. - 16. Strategies for teaching the social laws and customs outside the family. - PART 6 ENTERING THE ADOLESCENT YEARS AND LOOKING TO ADULTHOOD. - 17. Periods and puberty. - 18. Children with PDA grow into adults with PDA. - PART 7 HOW PDA HAS AFFECTED OUR FAMILY. - 19. Family dynamics. - 20. How living with PDA affected my own mental health. - 21. Supporting a family living with PDA. - PART 8 DIAGNOSIS. - 22. Why recognition and diagnosis are so important. - 23. Navigating the bumpy and winding road to diagnosis. - PART 9 FINAL THOUGHTS. - 24. The funny and endearing side of PDA. - 25. An interview with Mollie. - 26. Our current situation and my hopes for the future.

"This honest yet uplifting account provdes insight into the challenges of bringing up a child with Pathological Demand Avoidance Syndrome (PDA)." - BOOK JACKET

Patron comment on 22/03/2017

Great book. Highly recommended.

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