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Please find below some websites providing addtional information that maybe of interest to you:

http://my-life.org.uk - My Life is all about coming together as families, connecting with people, building communities where people feel like they belong, and creating meaningful opportunities today that will provide lasting friendships for tomorrow. We provide a range of support to individuals, families, carers, PAs/support workers, professionals and organisations from the statutory and third sectors.

http://www.pdasociety.org.uk - Pathological Demand Avoidance Syndrome Society.

http://www.theautumngroup.co.uk - Parent Support Group in Manchester.

http://local.mumsnet.com/wigan-salford/community-organisations/97332-love-autism-support-group - Parent Support Group Wigan.

http://www.cheshireautism.org.uk - Parent Support Group Cheshire.

http://www.friendsoffamilies.org.uk/about_us.php - Support services for families and short term breaks.

http://educationalequality.co.uk - Support around EHC Plans and education.

http://www.ipsea.org.uk - Parent support around accessing services ie education and transition.

http://www.autism.org.uk - National Autistic Society.

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  I lost my confidence after a battering form other services and felt I was just being a neurotic mum. It was great to find out I wasn't insane and it wasn't just parenting. - Sam

Trying to get that across to people and let’s try and treat him for PDA and not just for autism, it’s making them aware PDA is about and is out there Jude is helping with that. - Michaela