By: Julie Landry
Pathological Demand Avoidance (PDA) is characterized by an intense, anxiety-fueled resistance to the everyday demands of life. In adults, PDA often presents as an overpowering desire to maintain control over their environment and a tendency to steer clear of tasks that provoke stress.
By: Dani Rodwell
Why neurodiversity affirming practices should apply across all contexts including neurodiversity affirming education, workplaces, and social settings.
By: Tasha Raella
From kindergarten through high school, I worked with an orientation and mobility specialist so I could learn unfamiliar routes. I had few close friendships, because of blindness or autism or both, and often my teachers and aide were my primary sources of closeness throughout the day.
By: NeuroSpark Health
AuDHD is a term that many members of the neurodivergent community use to describe the experience of being both autistic and ADHD. AuDHD is not a clinical term, and it doesn’t appear in the DSM, but it is a lived experience term created by the community that is both short and sweet.