Posts Tagged ‘autism’

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 […]

Behavior Therapy: Types, Effectiveness, and How It Can Help Your ADHD or Anxiety

Behavior therapy is an evidence-based therapeutic approach for attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in children and adolescents. It focuses on developing and strengthening skills and strategies to manage behavioral ADHD symptoms and improve function at school and home. At the same time, parents and caregivers learn strategies to provide consistent support, implement […]

What are the Early Signs of Autism?

Autism is a developmental impairment that falls under the umbrella of Autism Spectrum Disorder or ASD. People with ASD may behave, talk, and learn in ways that other people don’t, and the types of symptoms and their severity can vary wildly from person to person. Parents of young children want […]