How is Pervasive Developmental Disorder-Not Otherwise Specified (PDD-NOS) Treated?
- How is Pervasive Developmental Disorder Diagnosed?
- How is Pervasive Developmental Disorder Treated?
- Occupational Therapy for Pervasive Developmental Disorder
- Speech and Language Therapy for Pervasive Developmental Disorder
- Physiotherapy for Pervasive Developmental Disorder
- Why Us?
Due to the variety of symptoms that may be experienced by an individual with PPD-NOS, there is no one standard treatment for it. A thorough initial assessment will be required to assess which treatments and interventions would be most beneficial for the individual with PPD-NOS. The assessment should include:
- current symptoms experienced
- behavioural history
- social ability
- communication patterns
- physical difficulties
Treatment for PDD-NOS is highly beneficial, especially if it is received in the pre-school years. The earlier the intervention starts for individuals with PDD-NOS the better the outcome will be for the individual.
Treatment and intervention must be individualised based on the information gathered in the initial assessment, and must be continually re-evaluated to ensure that they are appropriate to the individuals current abilities, age and interests.
There a variety of difficulties experienced by individuals with PDD-NOS across a number of areas of dev