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PDA (Pathological demand avoidance syndrome) People with pathological demand avoidance syndrome (PDA) will avoid demands made by others, due to their high anxiety levels when they feel that they are not in control.

PDA (Pathological demand avoidance syndrome)

PDA is increasingly recognised as part of the autism spectrum. Here, we explain the characteristics of PDA and what can be done to support someone who has the condition. What is PDA? PDA, first described by Elizabeth Newson during the 1980s as a pervasive developmental disorder distinct from autism, is increasingly becoming recognised as part of the autism spectrum. It is a lifelong disability and, as with autism and Asperger syndrome, people with PDA will require different amounts of support depending on how their condition affects them.

The central difficulty for people with PDA is their avoidance of the everyday demands made by other people, due to their high anxiety levels when they feel that they are not in control. The main features of PDA are: The main features of PDA are described in more detail below. About autism. Around 700,000 people in the UK have autism.

About autism

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Color Wheel Pro: Color Meaning

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“Hi I’m David, And I have Autism.”

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