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What is the treatment for pervasive developmental disorder (pdd)?
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Dr. William Holmes
Pediatrics - Psychiatry
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In brief: Multi-Factored
The treatment for autism invovles a variety of approaches and disciplines.
Diet, nutrition, and overall health are important. There is often benefit from a variety of therapies (behavioral, speech, and occupational therapies). School modifications and adjustments are needed. Medications are sometimes used to target specific behaviors that may cause problems, such as hyperactivity or mood problems.

In brief: Multi-Factored
The treatment for autism invovles a variety of approaches and disciplines.
Diet, nutrition, and overall health are important. There is often benefit from a variety of therapies (behavioral, speech, and occupational therapies). School modifications and adjustments are needed. Medications are sometimes used to target specific behaviors that may cause problems, such as hyperactivity or mood problems.
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