What’s in a Demand

Individuals with PDA have an anxiety driven need to avoid the demands of everyday life. The avoidance of these demands and what the individual may constitute as being a demand can be far more wide reaching than parents may initially understand.

The following resources should help to illustrate this fully and so, for this post, I will leave them to do the talking.


My YouTube video should help to better illustrate the full extent to which individuals may perceive demands and how they may react to these demands real or perceived

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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2 Responses to What’s in a Demand

  1. lisa says:

    I love this Jane illustrates it so well xx


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