A photo of a boy and his mother.
8 May

Understanding Pathological Demand Avoidance (PDA)

Pathological Demand Avoidance (PDA) remains highly misunderstood both inside and outside of the autism community. To mark PDA Day this year, Nicole Hurley speaks to Clinical Psychologist Dr. Ramona Toscano and Clinical Psychology Registrar Madeleine Makinson from Diverse Minds Psychology Clinic to better understand what PDA is and the support options available to people with a PDA profile and their families. Press 'Watch on YouTube' below to view the full discussion.

For more information about PDA and to access the resources mentioned in this discussion, you can visit the links below:

Psychological support for PDA in Australia

PDA information

Autism information

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