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My Son (3 years, 3 Months) is diagnosed with Mild PDD. Is it form of autism? What are the best treatment Options ?Can he outgrow it by age ?He does not exhibit all age appropriate skills.

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Sometimes a child with learning and behavioral differences doesn’t meet all the diagnostic criteria for Asperger Syndrome or Autism, which can lead to a diagnosis of PDD-NOS. Pervasive Developmental Disorder – Not Otherwise Specified is the diagnosis given to those who fall into this category and are generally considered to exhibit milder symptoms than those with Autism Spectrum Disorder. Atypical or inappropriate social behavior Uneven skill development (motor, sensory, visual-spatial organizational, cognitive, social, academic, behavioral) Poorly developed speech and language comprehension skills Difficulty with transitions Deficits in nonverbal and/or verbal communication Increased or decreased sensitivities to taste, sight, sound, smell and/or touch Perseverative (repetitive or ritualistic) behaviors (i.e. Opening and closing doors repeatedly or switching a light on and off) Autism is a severely handicapping Developmental disorder, which begins at birth or within the first 1 1/2 to 2 1/2 years of life characterized by impairment in effective social skills, absent or impaired language development, repetitive and/or stereotyped activities and interest, especially inanimate objects, the symptomatology Of ASD suggest involvement of Neurological Endocrinal and Gastrointestinal System. Treatment Homeopathy have most promising treatment for Autism Spectrum Disorder, Child up to 6 years starts improving with first 120 days of medicine, total treatment time depends upon severity of illness, age of child, and it varies from total 18 to 26 month of treatment. Before starting the treatment psychiatrist / Neurology examination / Evaluation is must and also during treatment at regular intervals to assess the improvement. Homoeopathic medicine offers medicine to neutralize heavy metals, Anti Lyme Disease Treatment, Neuro immunity Enhancer, Removes Brain Cells Neurons Inflammations, corrects the symptoms of Mal Absorption from Gut (Leaky Gut Syndrome ), Controls Hyperactivity, Reduces Monotonous Activity and / or Repetitive Behavior, Enhance Cognition Development and Speech development, Treatment has three aspects: management of the abnormal behavior, arrangements for social and educational services, and help for the family. Homeopathic Medicine along with Diet control and Exercise adds speedy recovery in Autism. Behavioral method using contingency management. Age Factor & Treatment.
AUtism spectrum disorder is an umbrella term which covers PDD. Focus on occupational therapy, speech therapy to develop age appropriate skills. Regular therapies, consistency in what you do and hard work will help you sail the boat.
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