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what is the difference between pdd and asperger's?

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Dr. Gamal Boutros
38 years experience Neurology
Pdd,asperger: Pdd, pervasive developmental disorders is the umbrella-- under it there is subclassification 1-autism 2-asperger 3-pdd, not otherwise specified.
Answered on May 21, 2016

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