Autism Spectrum: Children and Adolescents

Autism is a Pervasive Developmental Disorder (PDD). Pervasive Developmental Disorders are a range or “spectrum” of disorders that are characterized by severe and pervasive impairment in developmental functions such as social interaction, communication skills, and presence of stereotyped movements or behaviors. Early intervention is key to treating autism. A collection of self help articles written for parents on how to address autism are listed here.