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 ...
According to a new poll released by the CDC, about 1 in 50 children has an
autism spectrum disorder (ASD). Children may be diagnosed with PDD-NOS if
Children who have been diagnosed with pervasive developmental disorder – not
otherwise specified (PDD–NOS) can have characteristics like those of autistic ...
... difficulties of the child through educational programming (including speech ...
Read about pervasive development disorder (PDD) causes, signs, symptoms, ...
Asperger's syndrome: Like children with autism, children with Asperger's ...
One woman told us her psychologist said that a diagnosis of PDD-NOS was
reserved for children on the spectrum who are curable; others have been told that
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.
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