Not only that, but we have seen a 90% improvement with behavior, ability, sleep, motivation, and demand avoidance. My daughter has gone from nocturnal to sleeping every night. She has gone from no school to school every day. She has asked to do things in her future. Her demand avoidance has improved ten fold. She… Continue reading We stopped eating tomatoes and our anxiety plummeted.
Having spent some years dancing with the psycology of PDA and finding ways to express what it means and how we can make life better, I find myself pondering today on what the one thing is that would improve the lives of those living with and caring for PDA. What is it that we who… Continue reading Are you saying PDA needs special treatment? Yes we are!
Today I really want to write to you about crisis and offer some light and hope around this subject. I do not think it is shared enough, how many of us have suffered or are suffering with our lives in the domain of PDA. Many thousands of us are searching for help or crying… Continue reading Shining a light when all the lights go out. PDA families in crisis.
If you have found us, the PDA community and the literature explaining the condition of Pathological Demand Avoidance, then you will be asking yourself a lot of questions about whether your child is wired differently neurologically and if so, what should you do? Where do I start? Who do I tell? What can I change… Continue reading Does PDA explain my child? Advice to those starting out on their discovery. 2020.
Suddenly, as if by magic, she decided it was about time to create a facebook page to marry lovepda blog. The page will be a host to send over all the lovely PDA writing that she has thought up over the last few years and in this process, she hopes to awaken some new comers… Continue reading LOVEPDA Facebook page launch.
I don’t know about you, but I was brought up to be a polite girl who was always grateful, always said please, put others before herself and dare not do anything against any rules. The 1970’s was my playground and one simply did not question how things were or should be. Yes there was always… Continue reading Manners, the blanket of conformity and how PDA can help change.
As 2019 draws to an end, I feel very optimistic about the new decade. This is a time now for processing the challenges that the past year have brought us and making peace with the lessons that have been tough ones to travel through. For me personally, I have been given some of the… Continue reading 2019 reflections and predictions for the new decade in PDA land.