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Dr. Frank Gaskill
24 years experience Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics
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
34 years experience Child Psychiatry
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
50 years experience Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics
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
25 years experience Psychiatry
Autism Spectrum : A pervasive developmental disorder is an autism spectrum disorder. It lies between aspergers (high functioning ) & austism (lower functioning).
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Arnold Malerman
53 years experience Orthodontics
Developmental: Genetically controlled aberration in size, shape, consistency, growth. Developmental jaw disorders are treated by Orthodontist or Orthodontist/Oral Su ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kathryn Akin
37 years experience Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics
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 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
32 years experience Psychiatry
Abuse: Reactive attachment disorder.
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Anthony Vertino
23 years experience Clinical Psychology
Yes: Autism is diagnosed by a combination of developmental delays such as in speech and social interactions.
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kathryn Akin
37 years experience Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics
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 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Terry Brenneman
45 years experience Pediatrics
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
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Dr. Angeline Hadi
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<1 %: According to cdc, autism rate is 1 in 150-500 children, more males than females. Mental retardation is 9.7 in 1000 children. Cerebral palsy is 2.8 in ... Read More
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