Pervasive Developmental Disorders (PDDs), now known as
autism spectrum disorder, involves delays in how a child develops, issues with
communicating and socializing, unable to adjust to changes in routine, and
displaying repetitive behaviors and movements.
What Are the Symptoms of Pervasive Developmental Disorders?
The symptoms of pervasive development disorders include:
Repeating certain behaviors such as rocking,
jumping, twirling, or flapping handsExperiencing problems with social interaction
and communicationAvoiding eye contactUnable to express their thoughts through wordsHaving difficulty keeping up with a conversationHaving a flat or high-pitched voiceUnable to control their emotions
Children who fall on this part of the autism