Ruth Fidler is Assistant Head Teacher at Sutherland House School run by the autism charity NORSACA. She works throughout the school (aged 3-19) developing whole school approaches to working interactively with children across the autism spectrum, with a particular focus on social and emotional well being.
1. Towards an Understanding of PDA. 2. Implications for Teaching and Learning. 3. What are Collaborative Approaches to Learning. 4. Key Strategies. 5. Getting started. 6. Personalising the curriculum. 7. Encouraging social understanding and promoting emotional wellbeing. 8. Demonstrating progress. 9. Looking after yourself. Summary.