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PDA - questions about practicalities of diagnosis.

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hazeyjane Fri 10-Nov-17 18:59:20

If you have been told that 'they don't diagnose PDA in this area' - what do you do? Would they diagnose ASD instead? Do you go private? Go to a different area? Would the diagnosis then be recognised?

MonochromeUnicorn Fri 10-Nov-17 19:30:21

In my area they diagnose ASD and mention pathological demand avoidance behaviours in the diagnosis report.

HardAsSnails Fri 10-Nov-17 21:23:42

PDA is considered to be one of many (infinite) presentations of autism, so I would focus on autism rather than PDA.

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