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In children with a pervasive developmental disorder (PDD), symptoms typically start to appear before they are three years old; some parents my notice symptoms as early as infancy. A pervasive development disorder is characterized by delays in a person's development of socialization and communication skills.
 
Autism is the most common type of PDD. Other forms include:
 
Some of the most common symptoms of PDD include:
 
  • Problems with using and understanding language
  • Difficulty relating to people, objects, and events
  • Unusual play with toys and other objects.
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(Click PDD to learn all about this condition, including other symptoms, how an official diagnosis is made, and more.)
 

All About PDD

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