PDA Action are celebrating a successful year with the first in a series of conferences across the UK, bringing lived experiences to life!
About this Event
Parents, Carers and Professionals are invited to first one of PDA Actions series of conferences across the UK, bringing lived experiences of PDA to life.
PDA Action and PDA Society will be providing updates on the latest movements on the recognition and diagnosis of PDA as a profile of Autism.
We are pleased to announce that, following the work of PDA action with assistance from the PDA society and the recently published Pathological Demand Avoidance position statement from the Department for Health and Social care.
Pathological Demand Avoidance is also known as Extreme Demand Avoidance as a profile on the Autism Spectrum.
PDA Action are celebrating a successful year with the first in a series of conferences across the UK, bringing lived experiences to life
Parent and carers;
Adults who are autistic and/or identify with the PDA Profile
Professionals from all sectors
Programme of Events
Light Buffet Lunch and Networking - a selection of stalls will be in attendance
An afternoon of Speakers sharing their knowledge and experience of raising awareness of Living with PDA and the benefits/impact of the diagnosis/recognition
Question and Answer session with Harry Thompson, Molly Sherwin, Isaac Russell (Young Adults with PDA)
Question and Answer session with PDA Action, PDA Society and the speakers
We have some amazing speakers confirmed including:
Jane Sherwin (author my child is not naughty)
Danielle Jata Hill (PDA Parenting Blogger/Speaker)
Harry Thompson (author PDA paradox) - Keynote Speaker
Question and Answer session with Harry Thompson, Mollie Sherwin, Isaac Russell (Young Adult with PDA)
Libby Hill speech and language therapist (Award winning SALT - Small talk speech and language services)
Elizabeth Freeman - Education Psychologist experienced in PDA Assessments
Helen Masters, Deputy Headteacher - Tettenhall Wood School
Alison Fisher & Cassandra Davies - PDA action
Sally Russell - PDA society