Episode 132: Understanding Challenging Behaviour, ODD & PDA

This week’s podcast I discuss ODD and PDA, and tips and strategies that can help understand challenging behaviour! Not sure what ODD and PDA are? Click here to find out!

Discussed in this Episode

✅ Specific Strategies for ODD and PDA kids
✅ What to do if your current strategies aren’t working
✅ Recommended Resources
✅ Online communities to connect with

Other Podcasts Mentioned in this Episode

Episode 34: 50/50 Learning and Behaviour Programs
Episode 112: De-escalation Strategies to use Before, During and After a Meltdown

Online Courses Mentioned

Sue Larkey – Emotional Regulation – click here
Dr Tony Attwood – A Different Way of Thinking, Learning and Managing Emotinos – click here

Check out a testimonial from an online course graduate below!

“I think your courses should be known to everyone. We have worked with physiologists, early intervention teachers and OTs and speech therapists and never once have I come across such content that makes sense and is so logical! It makes me so hopeful and excited in our personal journey working with our son. 

Thank you for sharing your experience and skills. Honestly so grateful!” – Heather

Facebook Groups

Sue Larkey Podcast community – click here
Parents of Children with ODD – click here 
PDA Society – click here

Can I tell you about Pathological Demand Avoidance syndrome?

| by Ruth Fidler and Phil Christie | Meet Issy – an 11-year-old girl with Pathological Demand Avoidance syndrome (PDA), a condition on the autism spectrum. Issy invites readers to learn about PDA from her perspective, helping them to understand how simple, everyday demands can cause her great anxiety and stress.

This illustrated book is for readers aged 7 and upwards, and will be an excellent way to increase understanding about PDA in the classroom or at home. It also includes practical tips and recommended resources for parents and professionals.

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The Defiant Child: A Parent’s Guide to Oppositional Defiant Disorder

| By Dr. Douglas A. Riley | A much-needed tool that parents of children with ODD can use to identify the source of this turmoil and take back parental control. Dr. Douglas Riley teaches parents how to recognise the signs, understand the attitudes, and help improve the behaviour of their oppositional child.

The American Psychiatric Association estimates that sixteen percent of children in the United States may have Oppositional Defiant Disorder (ODD). These kids relentlessly push the boundaries set for them by authority figures.

$27.95

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Super Shamlal – Living and Learning with Pathological Demand Avoidance 

I have compiled this list of the resources I mention during the workshop.

$33.95

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The Complete Guide To Asperger's Syndrome

| by Dr Tony Attwood | The definitive handbook for anyone affected by AspergerÕs Syndrome (AS), it brings together a wealth of information for children through to adults. Essential reading for families and individuals as well as teachers, professionals and employers coming in contact with people with AS. This book is a must for anyone who needs to know about this condition.

The Motor Skill Flip-Book Program

| by Sally McNamara  -  An easy-to-use resource for therapists, teachers, aides and parents. Developed by a paediatric occupational therapist in response to demand for quick and easy motor skill programs for children. Five colour-coded areas of motor development incorporating the whole body; including core strength, shoulder stability, gross motor coordination, fine motor coordination, and pencil control skills. 100 mix and match activities of varying degrees of difficulty that can be tailored to each child, or group of children, quickly and easily. Beneficial for children who experience handwriting difficulties as well as general coordination and motor development issues. Star system allows for evaluation of skill level and the ability to track progress and set goals.

Behaviour Solutions for the Inclusive Classroom

| by Beth Aune, Beth Burt & Peter Gennaro | This book is a must-have for every special needs and inclusive classroom. The easy to use format allows teachers to quickly look up an in-the-moment solution and learn about what the child is communicating, and why. This book illuminates possible causes of those mysterious behaviours, and more importantly, provides solutions!

I am an Aspie Girl

A book for young girls with autism spectrum conditions

Lizzie is an Aspie Girl - she has Asperger's Syndrome, which means that her brain works differently to her friends, and even to boys with Asperger Syndrome. In this book, Lizzie explains what it's like to be an Aspie Girl, including how she has a special talent for blending in with her friends, how she gets really tired after being at school all day, how she worries about making mistakes, and how she finds it hard to understand how she is feeling.

Kids in the Syndrome Mix

| by Martin L. Kutscher MD | Kids in the Syndrome Mix is a concise, scientifically up-to-date, all-in-one guide to the whole range of often co-existing neuro-behavioural disorders in children from attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), obsessive-compulsive disorder, and bipolar disorder, to autistic spectrum disorders, nonverbal learning disabilities, sensory integration problems, and executive dysfunction.

Time Timer - 20cm Medium

20cm Time Timer (Medium - previously known as large. Retains the same dimensions) | Used as an interactive teaching tool, this classroom-tested teaching aide reinforces the sense of elapsed time with a graphic depiction of the time remaining. The Time Timer can be used to set time limits, measure the duration of activities and train students to make better use of available time.

The Ultimate Guide to School and Home

| by Sue Larkey and Anna Tullemans | This book provides key strategies for all ages and stages. It offers over 500 practical strategies and timer savers for school and home from engaging disengaged students, what to do if you don't have a teacher assistant to considerations for setting up a classroom for teachers; and from developing friends, to moving house and choosing a school for families. It is the ultimate guide for teachers, parents and all professionals supporting children with autism spectrum disorder, including Aspergers, ADD, ADHD, ODD and other developmental delays.

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Developing Social Skills

| by Sue Larkey & Gay von Ess | A starting point for teaching and encouraging social interactions and skills for children with an autism spectrum disorder and other developmental delays. It is a useful concrete and visual resource which when coupled with videoing, role playing and modeling will help young primary school age children with an autism spectrum disorder to better understand the social world around them. This book includes hundreds of ideas, social stories and worksheets. It is a great resource full of time savers for home and school.

The Red Beast

| by K.I. Al-Ghani | This vibrant, fully illustrated children's storybook is written for children aged 5+, and is an accessible, fun way to talk about anger, with useful tips about how to Ôtame the red beast and guidance for parents on how anger affects children with Asperger's Syndrome.

From Anxiety to Meltdown

| by Deborah Lipsky | How Individuals on the Autism Spectrum Deal with Anxiety, Experience Meltdowns, Manifest Tantrums, and How You Can Intervene Effectively. This is a MUST HAVE book!!

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