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Pervasive Development Disorder

Pervasive Developmental Disorders

The term "pervasive developmental disorders," also called PDDs, refers to a group of conditions that involve delays in the development of many basic skills. Most notable among them are the ability to socialize with others, to communicate, and to u...

Types Of Pervasive Developmental Disorders

The list of types of Pervasive developmental disorders mentioned in various sources includes: Autism (a developmental brain disorder characterized by impaired social interaction and communication skills, and limited range of activities and intere...

Identification And Early Intervention In Pervasive Developmental Disorders

Pediatricians and child psychiatrists are seeing an increasing number of children with pervasive developmental disorders (PDD). While there are many excellent summaries of autism available, there is a paucity of data on children with the wider spe...

Lost In The Crowd: Growing Up With Pervasive Developmental Disorder

If you had met Timmy, like I did, when he was a chubby-cheeked 12-year-old, you would first notice his infectious smile. You would never know he had a form of autism. In fact, no one knew – including Timmy’s father, who was a single parent – and i...

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A Short Clip On Pervasive Developmental Disorders

A short skit explaining the signs and symptoms of pervasive developmental disorders including autism, Rett's disorder, and Asperger's disorder.

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Learning - Special Needs | 0-18y

Pervasive Development Disorder

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