Help for Autism and PDA
Advice and guidance for families with children on the Autism Spectrum, including PDA.
Wednesday, 31 July 2019
Our current thinking on PDA
As many people may be aware, there has been a great deal of interest in, and controversy around, PDA. What it is, what it should be call...
Thursday, 21 March 2019
Living in a ‘five minute bubble’ – the impact of poor executive functioning.
Human babies are amongst the least developed, in terms of their ability to manage independently, of all mammals. They are born with only...
Wednesday, 14 November 2018
THE IMPORTANCE OF CORRECT EARLY INTERVENTION FOR CHILDREN WITH AUTISM
Like most people I have been following the recent news stories about young people with autism and the PDA profile carefully. The first c...
Friday, 31 August 2018
More things that teachers need to know about Autism
An article published on 30 th August by the National Autistic Society, titled ‘What teachers need to know about Autism’, is a very timely...
Friday, 2 March 2018
Watch this space ...
In the course of my clinical work, I meet with many parents who are seeking an explanation for their child’s difficulties. I am also priv...
Thursday, 7 September 2017
Back to school for children with PDA
It is the beginning of September again and parents all over the country are preparing for the start of the new school year. For some paren...
Thursday, 11 May 2017
Autism, anxiety and the impact upon parents
This article is about Autism and anxiety. Research suggests that up to 85% of individuals with Autism will suffer from anxiety. A child wi...
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