Pervasive Developmental Disorders
Pervasive Development Disorder is a blanket term that is used to describe several diagnoses that cause developmental delays in children. These delays can fall into several categories, including speech development, the development of motor skills, and other issues.
The issues that fall under the Pervasive Developmental Disorder umbrella are:
- Autism Spectrum Disorders
- Asperger’s Syndrome
- Rett’s Syndrome
- Pervasive Development Disorder Not Otherwise Specified
- Childhood Disintegrative Disorder
Each of these disorders can have separate symptoms, including:
- Poor coordination and motor skills
- Communication issues
- Intellectual disabilities
- Difficulties interacting with peers
- Poor language skills
- Social awkwardness
How we can help
An evaluation must first be conducted in order to determine the cause and extent of the developmental delays. Only then can a therapeutic plan be put into place.
Insight Psychological has offices in four different, yet convenient locations. These include Red Deer, Edmonton, Spruce Grove and Calgary. Please call us today in order to schedule an appointment.
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