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Pathological Demand Avoidance Audio Course

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Pathological Demand Avoidance Diploma Course

What Will You Learn?

A pervasive developmental disorder that is common in individuals on the autistic spectrum, pathological demand avoidance (PDA) is characterised by an avoidance of demand-framed requests by an individual and causes difficulties with social communication and interaction with others. Take the Pathological Demand Avoidance Diploma Course and you’ll learn support structures and effective strategies to aid young children and adolescents with the condition.

The course begins by covering what Pathological Demand Avoidance (PDA) is and how to recognise the features and characteristics of a person who has it. The differences between PDA and oppositional defiant disorder (ODD) are highlighted and the process of getting a PDA...

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Course Syllabus

What will I learn on the course?

Module 1 – What is Pathological Demand Avoidance?
  • Introduction
  • Part 1: Anxiety and Stress
  • Part 2: What is Pathological Demand Avoidance? (PDA)
  • Part 3: Oppositional Defiant Disorder (ODD)
Module 2 – The History of PDA
  • Part 1: The History of PDA
  • Part 2: Significant Figures
  • Part 3: Case Studies
  • Part 4: The Benefits of Having a ‘Label’
Module 3 – Understanding Autism
  • Part 1: What is Autism?
  • Part 2: Autistic Spectrum Disorder
  • Part 3: Diagnostic Criteria for Autism Spectrum Disorder
Module 4 – Parent Information & Strategies
  • Part 1: PDA in the Young Child
  • Part 2: Strategies for Parents
  • Part 3: Sensory Difficulties
  • Part 4: Tantrums and Meltdowns
  • Part 5: Tips for Parents
  • Part 6: A Helpful Approach
  • Part 7: The Family
Module 5 – PDA in Schools and Effective Strategies
  • Part 1: PDA in Schools
  • Part 2: The Child as a Learner
  • Part 3: The Role of the Teacher
  • Part 4: Useful Wording
  • Part 5: Sharing Control
Module 6 – The Role of the Key Worker
  • Part 1: Adult Support
  • Part 2: The Key Worker
  • Part 3: Synchronise Demand and Tolerance
Module 7 – Sensory Processing Disorder
  • Part 1: Sensory Processing Disorder
  • Part 2: Categories
  • Part 3: What Does It Feel Like?
Module 8 – The Formal PDA Assessment Process and Adults with PDA & Autism
  • Part 1: Formal Assessment
  • Part 2: Case Study
  • Part 3: Adults with PDA
  • Part 4: Autism in the Work Place
Module 9 – Setting up a Business & Next Steps
  • Part 1: Setting Up a Business
  • Part 2: Marketing Your Business
  • Conclusion

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