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Old 08-19-04, 04:25 AM
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I liked the explanation in the O.A.S.I.S. guide because it clarifies the terms. Although they are often used interchangeably, ASD <> PDD <> Autism.

PDD is a group of disorders that contains the ASDs but not exclusively.

Rett's disorder for example, while autistic-like, isn't strictly speaking an ASD.

Autism is a sub-category of PDDs but not the only ASD.
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