ISBN: 9781785920172

Collaborative Approaches to Learning for Pupils with PDA

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Collaborative Approaches to Learning for Pupils with PDA: Strategies for Education Professionals

This book distils expert advice on implementing collaborative approaches to learning for supporting pupils with Pathological Demand Avoidance Syndrome (PDA) at school. Explaining why this approach is so beneficial, it presents key information, advice and resources to help education professionals best support pupils with PDA, and also school staff.

Educational environments can present challenges for children with Pathological Demand Avoidance (PDA), who require different strategies than children with a more straightforward presentation of autism, and schools frequently find themselves struggling to meet their complex needs. In this guide PDA experts Ruth Fidler and Phil Christie outline effective strategies for supporting pupils with PDA in education settings.

Including a useful overview of PDA, this book outlines the impact of this diagnostic profile on learning and explains why Collaborative Approaches to Learning is such a successful method for supporting pupils with PDA. It shows how teaching professionals can get started with this approach, with advice for implementing key strategies to overcome common challenges. The book also includes information on creating PDA-friendly learning environments, helping pupils to develop long-term social and emotional resilience. With handy downloadable resources, valuable information on supporting the well-being of adults who work with children with PDA, this is an essential resource for teaching and support staff in mainstream and special education schools.

Additional information

Weight 0.45359237 kg
Code:

JKP-2017

Published By:

Jessica Kingsley Publishing

Author

Phil Christie & Ruth Fidler

Extent:

Book: 176 Pages

Publication Date:

Sep 2018

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