Can I tell you about Pathological Demand Avoidance syndrome?

Can I tell you about Pathological Demand Avoidance syndrome? : A guide for friends, family and professionals

Meet Issy - an 11-year-old girl with pathological demand avoidance syndrome (PDA), a condition on the autism spectrum. Issy invites readers to learn about PDA from her perspective, helping them to understand how simple, everyday demands can cause her great anxiety and stress. Issy tells readers about all the ways she can be helped and supported by those around her.

This illustrated book is for readers aged 7 and upwards, and will be an excellent way to increase understanding about PDA in the classroom or at home. It also includes practical tips and recommended resources for parents and professionals.

  • For ages: 6-8
  • Format: Paperback | 56 pages
  • Dimensions: 150 x 228 x 8mm | 140g
  • Publication date: 21 Feb 2015
  • Publisher: Jessica Kingsley Publishers
  • Publication City/Country: London, United Kingdom
  • Language: English
  • Illustrations note: 13 black & white illustrations
  • ISBN10: 1849055130
  • ISBN13: 9781849055130
  • Bestsellers rank: 38,465

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Can I tell you about Pathological Demand Avoidance syndrome?
Language: en
Pages: 56
Authors: Ruth Fidler
Categories: Juvenile Nonfiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015-01-21 - Publisher: Jessica Kingsley Publishers

Meet Issy – an 11-year-old girl with pathological demand avoidance syndrome (PDA), a condition on the autism spectrum. Issy invites readers to learn about PDA
Pathological Demand Avoidance Syndrome - My Daughter is Not Naughty
Language: en
Pages: 328
Authors: Jane Alison Sherwin
Categories: Family & Relationships
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015-01-21 - Publisher: Jessica Kingsley Publishers

Jane Alison Sherwin's honest and uplifting account provides insight into the challenges of bringing up a child with Pathological Demand Avoidance (PDA). After y
Understanding Pathological Demand Avoidance Syndrome in Children
Language: en
Pages: 208
Authors: Margaret Duncan
Categories: Education
Type: BOOK - Published: 2011-09-15 - Publisher: Jessica Kingsley Publishers

This straightforward guide offers a complete overview of Pathological Demand Avoidance Syndrome (PDA) and gives practical advice for overcoming the difficulties
PDA by PDAers
Language: en
Pages: 362
Authors: Sally Cat
Categories: Psychology
Type: BOOK - Published: 2018-05-21 - Publisher: Jessica Kingsley Publishers

"To think of PDA as merely involving demand avoidance is to me akin to thinking of tigers as merely having stripes." This book is a unique window into adult Pat
Me and My PDA
Language: en
Pages: 144
Authors: Glòria Durà-Vilà
Categories: Juvenile Nonfiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2018-11-21 - Publisher: Jessica Kingsley Publishers

This beautifully illustrated guide helps young people with Pathological Demand Avoidance (PDA) to understand their diagnosis, develop self-awareness and impleme
Being Julia - A Personal Account of Living with Pathological Demand Avoidance
Language: en
Pages: 194
Authors: Ruth Fidler
Categories: Family & Relationships
Type: BOOK - Published: 2021-08-19 - Publisher: Jessica Kingsley Publishers

Diagnosed with Pathological Demand Avoidance (PDA) at aged 12 and writing this memoir at age 37, Julia Daunt depicts the ins and out of PDA and its symptoms, wh
Collaborative Approaches to Learning for Pupils with PDA
Language: en
Pages: 176
Authors: Ruth Fidler
Categories: Psychology
Type: BOOK - Published: 2018-09-21 - Publisher: Jessica Kingsley Publishers

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The Family Experience of PDA
Language: en
Pages: 146
Authors: Eliza Fricker
Categories: Family & Relationships
Type: BOOK - Published: 2021-11-18 - Publisher: Jessica Kingsley Publishers

Eliza Fricker gets it. Describing her perfectly imperfect experience of raising a PDA child, with societal judgements and internal pressures, it is easy to feel
The Teacher's Introduction to Pathological Demand Avoidance
Language: en
Pages: 178
Authors: Clare Truman
Categories: Education
Type: BOOK - Published: 2021-07-21 - Publisher: Jessica Kingsley Publishers

This essential guide for working with PDA pupils outlines effective and practical ways that teachers and school staff can support these pupils, by endorsing a c
The PDA Paradox
Language: en
Pages: 184
Authors: Harry Thompson
Categories: Family & Relationships
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-02-21 - Publisher: Jessica Kingsley Publishers

Diagnosed with Pathological Demand Avoidance (PDA) in his teenage years, Harry Thompson looks back with wit and humour at the ups and downs of family and romant