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Newson, Marechal and David, 2003. School Refusal and Anxiety. Dialectical Behaviour Therapy. School avoidance Dtsch, Arztebl 2010. Cognitive Mediation of Cognitive-Behavioural Therapy Outcomes for Anxiety-Based School Refusal. Identifying features of pathological demand avoidance using DISCO (O'Nions et al, 2016) The distinctive clinical and educational needs of children with PDA (Christie, 2007) Abstract: Phil Christie is currently the Director of Children's Services within the Nottinghamshire Regional Society for Children and Adults with Autism (NoRSACA) and has been Principal of a specialist school for children with autism for over 25 years.

The distinctive clinical and educational needs of children with PDA (Christie, 2007)

This paper, The distinctive clinical and educational needs of children with Pathological Demand Avoidance syndrome: guidelines for good practice, was first presented at the World Autism Congress held in Cape Town, South Africa in 2006. It describes a syndrome that was identified over a long period of time by Professor Elizabeth Newson, often during work done jointly with this author, Phil Christie. In the many diagnostic assessments conducted at the Child Development Research Unit based at the University of Nottingham, she found there were children referred with a possible diagnosis of autism who did not seem typical in that they shared some of the features but displayed other very different behaviours and characteristics.

PDA a necessary distinction (Newson, Marechal and David, 2003) PDA – public display of affection or pathological demand avoidance? Reflections on O’Nions et al. (2014) (Gillberg, 2014) PDA exploring the behaviour profile (O'Nions et al., 2013) PDA discriminant functions analysis (Newson and Marechal, 1998) Mapping the educational experiences of children with pathological demand avoidance. Free e-books - Professor Michael Fitzgerald. Edited by Michael Fitzgerald , ISBN 978-953-51-2037-7, 376 pages, Publisher: InTech, Chapters published April 02, 2015 under CC BY 3.0 license DOI: 10.5772/58507 Download link: This book starts with a new sub category of Autism Criminal Autistic Psychopathy and school shootings.

Free e-books - Professor Michael Fitzgerald

It focuses on a number of interventions, including speech and language pathology, speech and language assessment instruments, occupational therapy, improving functional language development in autism with natural gestures, communication boards etc as well as helping people with autism using the pictorial support, training of concepts of significant others, theory of mind, social concepts and a conceptual model for empowering families of children with autism cross culturally.

Editor: Fitzgerald M. (2015) Publisher: InTech Open Access ISBN: 978-953-51-2037-7. Blaming the Mother - Professor Michael Fitzgerald.