Improving Outcomes. A post for PDA awareness day. March 20th 2019.

https://www.pdasociety.org.uk/blog/2019/03/pda-day-2019   This years theme for PDA day is ‘Improving Outcomes’. I was inspired by this title, so here is my contribution. When I first learnt that my daughter and possibly other family members fit the description of Pathological Demand Avoidance syndrome, the first thing to strike me was, what an awful long name for… Continue reading Improving Outcomes. A post for PDA awareness day. March 20th 2019.

Does your child push your buttons? Then lesson your buttons. A post about anxiety attacks and what we can do to better understand PDA.

There is a saying that goes “My kid really pushes my buttons” or “They really push my buttons” It means that we feel as though the other person has set off something in us and is responsible for making us feel a range of intense emotions such as feeling angry. This can start a chain… Continue reading Does your child push your buttons? Then lesson your buttons. A post about anxiety attacks and what we can do to better understand PDA.

‘Demand Detox’. Removing all demands for children with Pathological Demand Avoidance Syndrome.

This post is for one of our community who is considering the removal of all demands for her PDA loved one. Hopefully it will be helpful for anyone who is considering a radical change or wants to learn more about how removing demands is beneficial, if not crucial for struggling children with PDA. Many parents… Continue reading ‘Demand Detox’. Removing all demands for children with Pathological Demand Avoidance Syndrome.