support essentials

for autism, pda, and your neurodiverse home

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Support Essentials is here to support you and your family to work positively with your child’s neurodiversity by sharing knowledge and experience from other parents of neurodiverse kids.

Autism, Pathological Demand Avoidance (PDA), the NDIS, and Essential Oils are our regular topics of discussion.


Thought-provoking articles incorporating shared knowledge and expertise from parents of neurodiverse kids.

Pathological Demand Avoidance

Raising awareness of Pathological Demand Avoidance, an emergent behavioural profile of Autism.


Autism-specific NDIS tutorials and guides to help you access essential supports.

Essential Oils

Learn how to use essential oils in your neurodiverse home.

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About Support Essentials

Hi, I’m Samantha, parent of neurodiverse children and the content curator of Support Essentials.

I’m dedicated to helping neurodiverse families by sharing the knowledge, experience and strategies I have learnt over the years.