Pathological Demand Avoidance Conference

Our 2019 Conference is aimed at providing Parents/Carers and Practitioners with a greater understanding of the impact of Pathological Demand Avoidance on the child/young person and their parents/carers, and provides examples of different strategies and approaches to help manage this autistic spectrum profile.

Speakers:

Ruth Fidler (BA, Hons, PGCE)

Ruth Fidler is an Education Consultant specialising in complex autism, Pathological Demand Avoidance (PDA), interactive approaches and emotional well-being.

Isaac Russell

Isaac is a young man who speaks about his experience of growing up with PDA.

Leila Cox

Leila has a professional background as a qualified Training Practitioner, founded the West Berkshire PDA Support Group in January 2017, and is the parent of a 9 year old boy with PDA. From Autumn 2018 she has partnered with Parenting Special Children to deliver training workshops on PDA for local parents.

Danielle Jata-Hall

Danielle is the author of the ‘PDA Parenting’ blog. She has three daughters, the eldest of whom meets the profile for PDA. Danielle was a finalist at both the Bloody Awesome Parents Awards 2018 and the BritMums Brilliance in Blogging Awards 2018.

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  • COST Various ticket types available
  • DURATION 5 hours
  • DELIVERED BY Specialist Parenting Practitioners and Guest Speakers
  • FREQUENCY Once only