Posts tagged Pathological Demand Avoidance
An open letter to a parent or carer who suspects PDA (pathological demand avoidance)

On the back of the wee photoshoot that Boo (Matilda) and I did this week, I’ve had DM’s from parents who suspect autism. I’ve replied to you all now, I think, please message me if not.

My open letter to parents who think their child may have autism. Specifically PDA (pathological demand avoidance)

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So you think your kid is different

First of all, it will be ok. It has to be, because the kid is yours, no one else knows or loves her or him as much as you do. You want the best for them, remember this when you’re feeling guilty about ‘missing signs’ or ‘worried about other’s reactions’. None of us wake up on any given day and proclaim ‘ today I am going to be shit parent’. 

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