Support Groups, Training & Workshops

Many parents greatly benefit from joining parent led support groups and by attending workshops, training and conferences.

Support Groups

Many parents find the many facebook parent support groups extremely useful and supportive.  A concise list of groups can be found here.

The PDA Society also have a discussion forum which may be useful to join in order to chat with other parents but in a more anonymous fashion.

The following services offer parent workshops, training and conferences but you would need to contact them directly to find out any details of forthcoming events.

The National Autistic Society

Challenge Consultancy and Training

The PDA Society also offer PDA Parenting courses and workshops in different areas of the country and try to keep members informed of this event and others on their webpage and facebook page.

PDA Society 2017 training events

If you wish to receive details of any forthcoming PDA Society courses / workshops then please get in touch with the PDA Society stating your email, name and address and they will be able to place you on their email list.

Alternatively you may like some one to one support either via the telephone or email.  The PDA Society offer this service through their enquiry line.

The following organisations offer consultancy and training for professionals and both involve the expertise of Phil Christie and Ruth Fidler. Parents may be able to privately commission these services in order to provide advice and consultancy with professionals working with their child.

Autism Associates

Complex autism, interactive approaches and emotional well being

For more information about PDA please visit The PDA Society and The PDA Resource


About janesherwin

I am the parent of a child diagnosed with Pathological Demand Avoidance Syndrome. My hopes and aims are to raise awareness of this complex Autism Spectrum Condition presentation.
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