Examples of pervasive developmental disorder in a Sentence
Recent Examples on the WebMason has been diagnosed with ADHD, explosive disorder, pervasive developmental disorder and autism, among other conditions.
Sydney Czyzon, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 7 June 2019 Brayson had been diagnosed with fragile X syndrome, pervasive developmental disorder, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, impulse control disorder and dysphasia, according to records obtained by IndyStar.
Marisa Kwiatkowski, Indianapolis Star, 31 May 2018 After three months and several tests, Ameera was eventually diagnosed with a form of autism called PDD (pervasive developmental disorders).
Redbook, 6 June 2016
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Medical Definition of pervasive developmental disorder
: autism spectrum disorderPervasive developmental disorder is the more serious, impairing a child's ability to develop cognitive, language, motor, social or imagination skills.— Lisa W. Foderaro, The New York Times, 7 Aug. 1994Between 200,000 and 300,000 infants and toddlers are diagnosed with pervasive developmental disorders such as autism. — The Orlando Sentinel, 9 May 1993—abbreviation PDD