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.


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Super Shamlal – Living and Learning with Pathological Demand Avoidance 


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