The diagnostic category pervasive developmental disorders (PDD), as opposed
to specific ... Children with PDD vary widely in abilities, intelligence, and
behaviors. Some children do not speak at all...
As such, PDD-NOS became the diagnosis applied to children or adults who are
on the autism spectrum but do not fully meet the criteria for another ASD such as
Sometimes a child with learning and behavioral differences doesn't meet all the
diagnostic criteria for Asperger Syndrome or Autism, which can lead to a ...
Nov 18, 2016 ... ... disorder not otherwise specified (PDD-NOS) as autism spectrum disorders. ...
Children on the autism spectrum have problems with social ...
What is pervasive developmental disorder – not otherwise specified, or PDD–
NOS? It's when children have developmental delay and some signs of autism.
Autism/Pervasive Developmental Disorder (PDD) is a neurological disorder that
affects a child's ability to communicate, understand language, play, and relate to
A person is diagnosed with PDD-NOS if they have some behaviors seen in
autism but don't meet the full criteria for having an Autistic Disorder. All children
PDD has become a professional euphemism, a soft term for something ... fewer
and fewer children with that diagnosis and more and more diagnosed with PDD.
The limited available evidence suggest that children with PDD-NOS probably
come to professional attention rather later than is the case with autistic children, ...