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Dr. Frank Gaskill
Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics 24 years experience
Sensory: Yes. As neurodevelopmental systems progress, maturity occurs. It can be accelerated by occupational therapy as well.

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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Holmes
Child Psychiatry 34 years experience
Depends on Severity: If severe developmental disorders can be diagnosed in preschool aged children, and younger if the issues are of a profound nature. Milder or more subt... Read More
Dr. Johanna Fricke
Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics 50 years experience
Before birth: Some genetic syndromes and congenital anomalies associated with developmental delays are diagnosed prenatally. Once born, any infant can be referred f... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
Autism Spectrum : A pervasive developmental disorder is an autism spectrum disorder. It lies between aspergers (high functioning ) & austism (lower functioning).
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kathryn Akin
Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics 37 years experience
All but Rett's Dis: All pdd's occur about 4 times more commonly in boys than in girls. Rett's disorder occurs almost exclusively in girls. Autism, pdd-nos, and asperger's... Read More
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Arnold Malerman
Orthodontics 53 years experience
Developmental: Genetically controlled aberration in size, shape, consistency, growth. Developmental jaw disorders are treated by Orthodontist or Orthodontist/Oral Su... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kathryn Akin
Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics 37 years experience
5: The dsm IV lists 5 different categories of pervasive developmental disorders. The new dsm v lists only autism spectrum disorder. This does away with s... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Anthony Vertino
Clinical Psychology 23 years experience
Yes: Autism is diagnosed by a combination of developmental delays such as in speech and social interactions.
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Terry Brenneman
Pediatrics 45 years experience
Yes: Global developmental delays implies delays in speech, fine and gross motor skills. Pdd is thought to be part of the autism spectrum meaning that poor ... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Julia Sundel
Pediatrics 18 years experience
Walking, talking: Your baby will be able to walk alone or holding on to furniture, play patty-cake, wave bye-bye, pick up objects with tips of thumb and forefinger (nea... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael H. T. Sia
Pediatrics 31 years experience
PDD: Pervasive developmental disorder is a label/diagnosis given to those with some but not all of the criteria for autistic spectrum disorder. It reflects... Read More

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