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PDD (Pervasive Developmental Disorder) - Pervasive Developmental Disorders
This page contains links to eMedTV Autism Articles containing information on subjects from PDD (Pervasive Developmental Disorder) to Pervasive Developmental Disorders. The information is organized alphabetically; the "Favorite Articles" contains the top articles on this page. Links in the box will take you directly to the articles; those same links are available with a short description further down the page.
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- Pervasive Developmental Disorder
Pervasive developmental disorder involves delays in the development of social and communication skills. This eMedTV article discusses the various types of PDD and treatment options, and explains the importance of early intervention.
- Pervasive Developmental Disorder (PDD)
If your child has a delay in communication skills, they may have a pervasive developmental disorder (PDD). This eMedTV page lists examples of pervasive developmental disorders and discusses some of the characteristic symptoms.
- Pervasive Developmental Disorder Info
Looking for info on pervasive developmental disorder? This page from the eMedTV site gives a brief introduction to this topic, with a description of common symptoms. Also included is a link to more detailed information.
- Pervasive Developmental Disorder Symptoms
Pervasive developmental disorder symptoms include problems with social skills, language, and development. This eMedTV article discusses these and other symptoms in detail and explains why they vary from one person to the next.
- Pervasive Developmental Disorder Treatment
This eMedTV article discusses options to treat pervasive developmental disorder in detail and explains factors that affect which options a doctor may recommend. Choices range from specialized education to social support to medications.
- Pervasive Developmental Disorders
Pervasive developmental disorders include autism, Asperger syndrome, and childhood disintegrative disorder. This eMedTV article discusses these disorders in detail, including symptoms and the importance of early intervention.