ASD

 Autism a developmental disorder of variable severity that is characterised by difficulty in social interaction and communication and by restricted or repetitive patterns of thought and behaviour
If your child has autism, you can receive information and advice from the National Autistic Society at www.autism.org.uk or www.asdinfowales.co.uk/home/
Pathological Demand Avoidance is an extreme form of autism where individuals are unable to cope with every day demands.  Children can present difficult challenges for parents, but with the right techniques can learn, develop and prosper.
The PDA Society is running a 6 week course for parents and carers of children with or suspected of having PDA.  The course will explore the latest research into the condition, provide parents with the strategies and an opportunity to meet other parents.  For further information please see the link below: