Sentence Examples

  • A case of autism may include other sets of symptoms since an atypical autism diagnosis sometimes occurs when someone has any number of autism spectrum symptoms but the symptoms do not fit the diagnostic criteria of any other PDD.
  • According to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention, PDDs were estimated to occur in two to six per 1,000 births in 2003 with autism being the most common PDD, affecting an estimated one in 250 births.
  • Pervasive Developmental Disorder: Commonly called PDD or atypical autism, this type of autism is generally given to children who have autistic symptoms but do not fit well within the other categories.
  • Treatments target learning disabilities, skill building, communication and overall development for people challenged by Pervasive Developmental Disorder (PDD) and other developmental disabilities.
  • Finding reputable autism treatment centers for children and adults with pervasive developmental disorders (PDD) can help patients and family members better cope with the diagnosis.