PDA - strategies for schools

11 October 2018

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About the course

This one-day course, delivered by Jilly Davis, is for school staff who are supporting children with PDA (Pathological Demand Avoidance). The day aims to develop your understanding of PDA, including how to adapt your approaches when working with children with the profile or diagnosis.

Don’t miss out!
Places are limited so book now to avoid disappointment.

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Course overview

Some of the key topics this course will cover include:

  • an overview of the key features of PDA
  • how PDA differs from atypical autism
  • educational guidelines and the critical differences in approaches between young people with PDA and those with atypical autism.

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Benefits of attending    

  • clearer understanding of PDA
  • understanding the changes that need to be made to educational approaches to support children with PDA successfully
  • meeting fellow education practitioners
  • working with a lead teacher who will discuss her experiences of meeting the educational needs of children with PDA
  • the opportunity to join Network Autism, our online professionals’ forum.
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Who should attend?

This course is designed for staff working in school and is particularly relevant for classroom teachers, SENCOs, teaching assistants, support workers and residential staff.
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The course has given me confidence to continue to use some strategies and implement new exciting ones

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The course costs just £185 + VAT and includes:

  • training materials and information provided for each delegate
  • opportunity to hear autistic perspectives; this may be through films, quotes from autistic people or the inclusion of a speaker by experience
  • signposting to relevant literature and resources
  • certificate of attendance
  • lunch and refreshments.


Don't delay - book now to secure your place on this unique and inspiring training course.

Book now