How to tell if it’s ODD or PDA

ODD – deficit or injury to the brain, genetic personality trait making them more prone to having ODD or environmental PDA – genetic ODD – may have autism/Asperger’s as well, although some believe autistic people cannot also have ODD as those types of traits are common in autism difficulties anyway PDA – a sub-type of […]

Alexithymia

Alexithymia or ‘how to recognise anxiety in your child when you don’t recognise it in yourself’. Alexithymia (Alexi for short) is difficulty recognising, understanding and/or feeling emotions. Some Alexi people don’t feel any emotions at all, some can feel some emotions, some feel like their emotions are distant as if through dense fog. Some Alexi people […]

Fight, Flight or Freeze.

It’s been bugging me how often I see articles, blogs and other general information on the fight or flight instinct but nothing is mentioned about the freeze instinct. You’d think people would be more knowledgeable, especially since it’s such a well-known instinct in rabbits. Who doesn’t know about rabbits freezing when they see the lights from […]