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What two pervasive developmental disorders occur most commonly in males?

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 syndrome are all now categorized as one; autism spectrum disorder. Read more...

What causes pervasive developmental disorder pdd?

ASD. This is in the autistic spectrum and requires nutritional treatment. Call the autism research institute in san diego for referral to a defeat autism now doc. Read more...

What is pervasive developmental disorder?

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 a less severe disorder. It is used for significant impairment in development of reciprocal social interaction or communication skills or when stereotyped behaviors, interests & activities are present. Read more...

What is pervasive developmental disorder?

A form of autism. Pervasive developmental disorders are now referred to as one classification: autism spectrum disorder. This is a disorder that affects an individual's ability to function well in social situations. This includes trouble with conversation, making and keeping friends, and reading social cues. It can be accompanied by a variety of other behaviors. Read more...

What is pervasive developmental disorder (autism) like?

Broad range disorder. This is a more descriptive label than a specific disease. It implys a disorder in developmental progress that extends to areas of thinking, communication, self help and possibly motor skills.It has shared the grouping of an autism spectrum disorder, but that is more a convenient tag than anything.Treatment is supportive & tends to focus on self help skills. Read more...
pink or purple ? :) Terminology in the diagnostic & statistical manual changes with new editions. Pervasive developmental disorders was a category title replaced by autistic spectrum disorders. Pdd-not otherwise specified is " some, but not all, criteria of autism." many with asperger's are opposed to the idea, but there will be one name soon: autistic disorder. Labels are for services & funding. If pink works... Read more...

Can you please explain to me what's high functioning pervasive developmental disorder?

Asperger syndrome. High functioning autism spectrum disorder, or asperger syndrome' defined as having poor social skills but no speech problem and normal intelligence.. I have a greal lecture on the impact of infants feeding methods and the prevalence of autism spectrum disorders. Read more...

What is meant by pervasive developmental disorder in young people?

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 a less severe disorder. It is used for significant impairment in development of reciprocal social interaction or communication skills or when stereotyped behaviors, interests & activities are present. Read more...
Slow. This is a modern term for what used to be called "slow". Kids or adults who had no definite diagnosis for their poor development in all areas of function are lumped into this category. Read more...