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*****PLEASE NOTE: The resource will only be available for individual purchase for a limited time. It will then be available only via the Members Forum and the Family Forum.


This handbook has been designed as an educational resource for parents, caregivers, teachers and clinicians. The purpose of this resource is to educate others on the PDA profile of autism.


This guide will cover the following topics:

  • What is PDA?
  • What are demands?
  • The PDA profile and how this differs from autism
  • How PDA feels
  • PDA & anxiety
  • PDA & avoidance
  • PDA & task avoidance
  • PDA & safety
  • PDA at school
  • PDA affirming language
  • PDA general strategies
  • PDA parenting strategies
  • PDA & meltdowns


This guide then ends with a page full of additional resources you can access on PDA.

The PDA Handbook

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