pervasive developmental disorder
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After three months and several tests, Ameera was eventually diagnosed with a form of autism called PDD (pervasive developmental disorders).
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First Known Use of pervasive developmental disorder
medical Definition of pervasive developmental disorder
- Pervasive 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. 1994
- Between 200,000 and 300,000 infants and toddlers are diagnosed with pervasive developmental disorders such as autism.
- —The Orlando Sentinel, 9 May 1993
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