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4 Modules (£50 each) + Bundle (£180 for all 4)

PDA Module 1

Module 1 of 4

In this module we cover:

PDA: what it is and why we have to treat it differently, and communication differences

  • How PDA affects behaviour and why we have to take a fresh approach, including legislative considerations
  • The importance of a unified team approach to meeting the needs of learners with PDA
  • PDA and its relationships with Autism, ADHD, gender and the implications of these relationships on interventions in the classroom
  • Understanding the anxiety behind the control
  • Common presentations of PDA and how to respond to scenarios
  • Communication and picking your battles: choosing some low level, low pressure behaviours to set targets to
  • Communication and negotiation in agreeing classroom expectations
Buy Now Duration: 52 mins
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PDA Module 2

Module 2 of 4

In this module we cover:

Communication Part 2

  • Communication continued: top, middle or bottom. Grading behaviours and targeting interventions.
  • Using reward systems and boosting self-esteem
  • Defining expectations, judging their effectiveness and achievability and acting accordingly
  • Communication and the home: effective communication between home and school and choosing the appropriate platform
  • Modelling behaviours to build relationships
  • A fresh start every day, a fresh start every lesson
  • Effective interaction with the PDA child including a wide range of PDA friendly language
Buy Now Duration: 57 mins
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PDA Module 3

Module 3 of 4

In this module we cover:

Social and emotional understanding and lack of flexible thought

  • Using visual strategies and visual interventions to translate social situations
  • Comparing the effects of rewards and sanctions with learners with PDA
  • Strategies to help with choosing personalised, effective rewards
  • Strategies for decoding social situations for learners with PDA
  • Creating consistent, understandable learning environments both at school, (and wherever possible) home
Buy Now Duration: 56 mins
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PDA Module 4

Module 4 of 4

In this module we cover:

Sensory differences, control and how to help

  • Strategies for energy: fine motor and gross motor.
  • Environmental considerations including sensory, visual aids and seating arrangements and workstations.
  • Teacher/educator/support staff controlling your body and voice.
  • Preparation, preparing for the day and using ‘interesting and exciting’ routines.
  • How to help: flexibility, prioritise, understand, relationship building, reduce anxiety, promote wellbeing
Buy Now Duration: 52 mins
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PDA Bundle

The complete set of PDA Modules

PDA: what it is and why we have to treat it differently, and communication differences. Social and emotional understanding and lack of flexible thought & Sensory differences, control and how to help.

Buy Now Total Duration: 3 hrs 47 mins Stream or download to view anytime
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