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PE01732: A toolkit for working with the Pathological Demand Avoidance profile of ASD

Health

Petitioner: Patricia Hewitt and Barbara Irvine

Status:
Open

Closing Date for Online Petition: 21 August 2019

Calling on the Scottish Parliament to urge the Scottish Government to-

1. Draw up in co-operation with others, a toolkit for professionals to assist in diagnosing and designing therapeutic support for children, young people and adults who have Pathological Demand Avoidance, a profile within the autism spectrum

2. Offer training in the use of such a toolkit and additionally to signpost, promote and facilitate other training by those who have successfully developed therapeutic programmes

3. Provide access to appropriate education, therapies and interventions to reduce or minimise the effects of the condition for the individuals and their families and carers.

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