Pervasive Developmental Disorders (PDD)

Read about other pervasive developmental disorders (PDD) including child disintegrative disorder, rett syndrome and childhood disintegrative disorder. Find the symptoms of developmental disorders which are typically noticed as a child reaches 2 to 3 years.

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  • Help for Pervasive Developmental Disorders
    Dealing with pervasive developmental disorders can be a difficult venture for any parent. Learning how to best handle your child takes patience and learning. There are several treatment options available to help make dealing with pervasive developmental disorders a bit easier on you and your family.
  • Spotlight on the Signs of Rett Syndrome
    Dr. Andreas Rett identified Rett syndrome in 1966. This disorder typically affects females and has many of the same symptoms as autism. However, there are additional signs of Rett Syndrome to look for that can help you determine if your child may be afflicted by the disorder.
  • PDD Hereditary From Mother or Father: Is There a Genetic Link?
    Is PDD hereditary from a mother or father? This question is being asked more and more these days. Read on to learn the answer and to learn more about PDD.
  • Spotlight on Pervasive Developmental Disorders and their Symptoms
    Whether you or your child has recently received a diagnosis, or you are working with an individual on the autism spectrum, you will want to familiarize yourself with the symptoms of pervasive developmental disorders.
  • Pervasive Developmental Disorders: What You Need To Know
    Pervasive developmental disorders are a group of disorders, including autism, where the main symptoms include impairments in language, social interaction and patterns of behavior.
  • Beneficial Activities for Children with Rett's
    Discover a range of activities for children with Rett's that can help to maintain or improve their physical, cognitive and social skills.
  • Understanding the Causes of Childhood Disintegrative Disorder
    Childhood disintegrative disorder is a challenging diagnosis with no known cause or cure. There are a number of theories, however, about why it occurs. Learn about some proposed childhood disintegrative disorder causes and the complex links between them.
  • Focus on Rett Syndrome: Who was Andreas Rett?
    Andreas Rett played a key role in distinguishing Rett syndrome from other conditions, when he studied girls in his medical practice and beyond.
  • What Is The Broader Autism Phenotype?
    Autism is a disorder that is faced by many children in the U.S.A. The symptoms of autistic children can vary. Broader autism phenotype is a mild form of autism. The article explains the disorder in detail.
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