I think one of the most difficult challenges parents have when it comes to PDA, is explaining PDA to anyone who has never heard of it. Thankfully there are more and more resources becoming available and anyone who has an interest or need to learn about this condition of mind, can do so with time… Continue reading How Do We Explain PDA?
It was a long time coming, having booked it up 6 months prior when we first heard that Fall Out Boy were playing in Auckland. Fall Out Boy got us through depression. They were our voices and our saviors. She adores them, has all their albums and sings like an angel, word and pitch perfect… Continue reading The stuff that never goes on Facebook.
Just noticed that my last post was post 100. That’s pretty cool. I realize it’s a bit time consuming scrolling down the posts and my titles don’t always shout out the details. So I thank you readers for stopping by and supporting me. I hope there is a lot of sense and offering in… Continue reading Blog 101
Hello again. It’s been a couple of weeks or so since writing. I’ve been in a dark place and find it hard to feel the words when things are difficult at home. I want to continue on the topic of the OCD and PDA combination because I just don’t think there is enough stuff… Continue reading OCD and PDA.
I know there are many PDAers who have restricted diets. The demand of eating and the compulsion to say no to help, self sabotage, poor theory of mind and what we pick up from our teachers and families all contribute to the catch 22 situation of eating to heal. OCD takes it one step further… Continue reading OCD, PDA, inflammation and Diet.
I really do think that carers are overlooked when it comes to the care they need and the part they play in the entanglement of an illness like OCD coupled with an autistic way of thinking. So that’s what I’m going to write about today. We are the invisible piece of the pie. We are… Continue reading PDA, OCD and being the Carer.
Our experience in the help department for treatment and support for PDA and OCD has been a pretty bad one. I really find it hard to write the bare facts and not put a positive light onto it because, that’s what I do, I always look for the best thing about any terrible situation and… Continue reading OCD and PDA It’s a pretty crappy combination.