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Course outline:

Child with PDA

A selection of comments made by parents from previous courses:

“So good to finally be taken seriously by a professional who truly understands PDA. Really appreciated.”

“Absolutely brilliant - well worth the money and the travel.”

“Very informative - thank you!”

“Very good. Well delivered, and personal experiences helped put things in perspective.”

“Very beneficial.”

“Judy’s experience was excellent - Helpful, supportive, clear, balanced, very informative”

“Excellent course - great content, well delivered, lots of opportunity for discussion.”

“Judy’s knowledge. Informative. Helpful.”

“Understanding a very specific difference between girls and boys. Increasing my personal knowledge on PDA.”

“Excellent - well worth coming.”

“The whole day has been greatly useful and informative.”

“Overall an excellent course - well worth travelling to.”

“Professional, informative, supportive. Carefully thought non-judgemental responses, and lots of patience. Well done.”

When asked if they would recommend this course to other parents, every attendee ticked ‘YES’.


Managing your Child with PDA


This one day course, delivered by Dr Judy Eaton,  is aimed at parents, and grandparents, who have (or suspect they have) a child with Pathological Demand Avoidance (PDA).  The course will provide information on the key features of PDA, how PDA differs from other disorders such as Oppositional Defiance Disorder and Conduct Disorder and how to access a diagnosis and support.  It will also address triggers for behavioural ‘meltdowns’ and how to manage them when they do occur.  We will also look at the impact of having a child with PDA on partners and siblings.  Finally the course covers a brief look at PDA in adolescence and mental health issues in young people with PDA.  The course is run in an informal and supportive manner and provides plenty of opportunity for discussion and sharing of ideas and experiences.

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The next course will be delivered at our clinic in Norwich. The cost of the course is £125, and includes coffee and biscuits on arrival and break times, plus a buffet lunch. To ensure parents get the most from the day, we limit the number of people attending this course to eight.

Please email - - to make a booking, or click here to download a booking form.

Next courses:   23rd January 2019