A Beginner’s Guide to the Pervasive Developmental Disorders: A Simple Introduction to Autistic Spectrum Disorder, Asperger Syndrome and PDD-NOS for Parents and Teachers
Pervasive Developmental Disorder is a diagnosis which demands a total re-design of conventional thinking in order to understand what goes on in the mind of a person who has this condition. This book is specifically aimed at parents and teachers coming across the diagnosis of Pervasive Developmental Disorder for the first time. It is designed to convey a basic understanding of the important features of the condition. It provides practical and effective strategies that can be put into place to maximise the outcome for the person with PDD. Written in simple plain English and broken down into small chunks for easy reading and understanding this book will also help family members and other concerned individuals clarify their thinking about PDD. There are many excellent larger books on this subject. This small book is a good starting point and will meet most peoples needs.