This workshop will provide:
· An understanding of the characteristics of PDA
· An understanding of behaviours that are associated with PDA
· Some practical strategies to use when working or living with someone with PDA
· A balanced overview of current views of PDA
· A personal perspective of living with PDA
Lee is an experienced autism behaviour consultant with 20 years experience working in the field of autism, working initially as a support worker in a variety of residential homes across the West Midlands then, for the past 10 years, as a trainer for Autism West Midlands. His background has provided him with much practical experience of working with people with autism with a range of diagnoses, including that of PDA. Lee is very interested in PDA, how it fits into the autism spectrum and the root causes for the behaviours associated with it.
Julie is an adult with a diagnosis of PDA, she will provide a humorous and moving insight into living with autism by telling her story – how she got her diagnosis, challenges she faces and the barriers she has overcome.
£25 per session.
Parents and unpaid carers may purchase a 2nd place for an additional £5
To book please email firstname.lastname@example.org for a booking form or call 0121 4507582
Sessions take place at: Autism West Midlands Training Suite, Regent Court, George Road, Edgbaston, Birmingham, B15 1NU