Posts Tagged ‘asd’

What is Pervasive Developmental Disorder?

Pervasive developmental disorder (PDD) usually starts to noticeably affect children at the age of 3, but you may notice symptoms as early as infancy. The terms PDD and autism spectrum disorder (ASD) have been used interchangeably for years. But are they the same, and what does PDD actually include? In […]

How Does Autism Present in Women?

Autism, or autism spectrum disorder, is a neurological developmental disability that is commonly characterized by difficulties with social interaction, communication, repetitive behaviors, sensory sensitivities, and specific patterns of thinking or learning. Autism is referred to as a spectrum because it presents itself differently in each person. People with autism may […]