What is PDA?
In a nutshell…
“PDA is best understood as an anxiety driven need to be in control and avoid other peoples’ demands and expectations.”
(PDA Society 2014)
(© Newson, E. 1999)
Source: Christie, P. et al (2012) Understanding Pathological Demand Avoidance Syndrome in Children; Jessica Kingsley Publishers.
(Colour added to original monochrome image by the PDA Society.)
Tickets for the first ever PDA Society Parent Carer's Conference in the UK go on sale today.