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PDD/Autism
A Clear Practical Approach for the Parents.

Dr. Grossmann has provided this PDD/Autism section of our website as a clear and practical resource for patients and their families who live with one of the various forms of PDD:

  • Childhood autism
  • Asperger's syndrome
  • Childhood disintegrative disorder
  • Rett's disease
  • PDD NOS (pervasive developmental disorder not otherwise specified)
Please use the links below to access the various pages of the PDD guide written by Dr. Rami Grossmann.

  1. What is PDD or autism?
  2. How is PDD or autism diagnosed?
  3. The DSMV IV criteria for the autistic disorders
  4. A short review of the different PDDs
  5. How does a typical child with autism present?
  6. The PDD assessment scale/screening questionnaire
  7. Who should be evaluated for autism or PDD?
  8. What are the causes of autism?
  9. Laboratory testing, medical consensus guidelines
  10. What is the best treatment for autism?
  11. Behavioral modification
  12. Prognosis (long term outcome) of autism
  13. Differential diagnosis for autism
  14. Secretin and autism
  15. PDD and the educational (school) system
  16. Associations related to PDD (Links)

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