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PDA Autism

emmuemmu Posts: 2Member Listener
Hi are there any parents of young adults or young adults with experience of PDA Autism I could talk to


  • PippaScopePippaScope Posts: 837Member, Administrator Scope community team
    Hi @emmu, and welcome to the community!

    I wonder if @julia340 or @psshh would be willing to chat about this? 
  • NomanobaNomanoba Posts: 5Member Listener
    I am the partner of a PDA autistic female.  I may be able to help.  I construct management systems for this disorder, and many others.
  • emmuemmu Posts: 2Member Listener
    Hello Nomanoba. Thank you for responding. I could ask so much -I could write a book -but I will try to be brief. My 22 year old son is not diagnosed but absolutely fits the PDA Autism profile. Expelled from school, does not work or claim benefits. Alternates between living on the streets and existing here at home. I cannot understand how he can go forward. He has never experienced motivation; never tried; cannot be incentivised. Has never slept - night and day have always been the same. L work full time to keep us. When i stop 'enabling' and try to set boundaries he goes and  lives on the streets. What conversation or approach or place or organisation could help do you think? Sorry to bombard you!
  • NomanobaNomanoba Posts: 5Member Listener
    edited December 7
    Hi emmu, All this behaviour I can give answers to, and possible solutions. I will need more detailed information, and that can be achieved by me sending you a questionaire. If you can email me I can give you assurances of my good character as I am well known for many other things. I do not know how the email thingy works in here so I'll give you my email in here...It's ok, I'm public property. It will take a week or so for me to profile your son...it could only take a day, some people read easier than others. Anyway, get in touch when and if you are ready...be brave, which of course you are :-) [email address removed by moderator]
  • PippaScopePippaScope Posts: 837Member, Administrator Scope community team
    Hi @Nomanoba, we've removed your email address as sharing contact details on the forum goes against our guidelines, however it's great what you're willing to offer your advice. If you look on the top right of the page under your profile, one of the small icons contains a link to your inbox, where you can private message each other. Hope this helps!
  • NomanobaNomanoba Posts: 5Member Listener
    Cheers for that...I'm a bit fearless lol.
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