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The childhood disintegrative disorder (CDD), also known ...

wikipedia - 20 Sep 2016
The childhood disintegrative disorder (CDD), also known as Heller's syndrome and disintegrative psychosis, is a rare condition characterized by late onset of developmental delays—or stunning reversals—in language, social function, and motor skills. Researchers have not been successful in finding a cause for the disorder. CDD has some similarity to autism, and is sometimes considered a low-functioning form of it. In May 2013, the term CDD, along with other types of autism, was fus
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Riding the waves to health and happiness

Winnipeg Free Press - 17 Sep 2017
Dan spoke less and less and finally, one day, he stopped talking completely. A long journey took us to Yale University where our son was diagnosed with a rare form of autism, alternately called childhood disintegrative disorder or Heller's Syndrome ...
childhood disintegrative disorder

How Typical Is Atypical's Autism Story?

Screen Rant - 23 Aug 2017
The autism spectrum includes classical autism, but it also includes other conditions: Asperger's syndrome, Heller's syndrome (also known as “childhood disintegrative disorder” or “CDD”) and the seeming catch-all of “pervasive developmental disorder not ...
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Rare form of regression is distinct from most autism

Spectrum - 01 Jun 2017
The finding is important because the condition, childhood disintegrative disorder (CDD), has been categorized under autism spectrum disorder in the latest version of the “Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders” (DSM-5) — a decision not ...
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Everything Worth Knowing About ... Autism Spectrum Disorder

Discover Magazine - 19 Jun 2017
Autism was once separate from other developmental complications such as Asperger's syndrome, pervasive developmental disorders (PDD) and childhood disintegrative disorder. But in 2013, the fifth edition of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of ...
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Caryn Sullivan: Autism: How one family found peace in Plan B Press - 20 Apr 2017
He moved more, spoke less, and stopped responding to his name. Randy Pattee and Val Ruttenberg are attorneys, fixers by nature. So Emmett's diagnoses hit his parents hard: autism, pervasive developmental disorder, and childhood disintegrative disorder.
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World Autism Day

WOWT - 02 Apr 2017
"Autism spectrum disorder: The criteria will incorporate several diagnoses from DSM-IV including autistic disorder, Asperger's disorder, childhood disintegrative disorder, and pervasive developmental disorder (not otherwise specified), into the ...
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A single dad's devotion: Caring for a disabled 24-year-old - 17 Jan 2017
Gina was diagnosed with childhood disintegrative disorder, or CDD. at the age of 4. CDD is a rare regressive form of autism that occurs in children after they have started to develop normally - often they will have started talking. It, put in simple ...
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Fatal diagnosis doesn't dampen boy's spirit

The Tennessean - 25 Dec 2016
When he was 10, a Chattanooga physician gave them a diagnosis of Childhood Disintegrative Disorder that prompted the family to drive Alex to meet with experts at Yale University's medical facilities. Six months later, a doctor there had a diagnosis. “I ...
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Understanding the Autistic Spectrum

University of Utah Health Care - 24 Apr 2017
If you were to stand in front of a panel of young people, could you recognize the autistic child? Probably not. The characteristics of autistic spectrum disorder are as varied as the people who live with it. That is one of the reasons why ASD is so ...
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Teen organizes 5K for Rochester boy

Foster's Daily Democrat - 25 Apr 2017
“I needed a project and the road race for Autism Speaks seemed like a good idea.” Teddy has a very rare form of autism known as Childhood Disintegrative Disorder. Around the age of 3 his parents, Jon and Lauren Arnold, noticed that he was not speaking ...
childhood disintegrative disorder

Powerful personal stories from Island families - 17 Jan 2017
STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. -- Nobody knows how severe the crisis facing the developmentally disabled is better than the families who are fighting day after day for their loved ones' future. A number of Staten Island families opened up their homes to the ...
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Rosie O'Donnell Claims Barron Trump Has Autism - 29 Nov 2016
With the May 2013 publication of the DSM-5 diagnostic manual, all autism disorders were merged into one umbrella diagnosis of ASD. Previously, they were recognized as distinct subtypes, including autistic disorder, childhood disintegrative disorder, ...
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Massage Benefits Autistic Children for a Lifetime

Massage Magazine - 25 Apr 2017
Other diagnoses within the spectrum include Rett syndrome, pervasive developmental disorder-not otherwise specified and childhood disintegrative disorder. According to the Autism Research Institute, autism is a severe developmental disorder that begins ...
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Light It Up Blue for World Autism Day - 27 Mar 2017
Note: In 2013, the American Psychiatric Association merged four previously distinct diagnoses into one umbrella diagnosis of autism spectrum disorder (ASD). These included autistic disorder, childhood disintegrative disorder, pervasive developmental ...
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Stevenson supports autism awareness month

The Villager Stevenson University - 13 Apr 2017
Autism is also known as autism spectrum disorder, and as of 2013, the American Psychiatric Association developed four different diagnoses under the condition. These include autistic disorder, childhood disintegrative disorder, pervasive developmental ...

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