PDD Booklet

Pervasive Developmental Disorders (PDDs) include Autism (299.00), Childhood Disintegrative Disorder (299.10), and Asperger's Disorder, Rett's Disorder, and PDD-- Not Otherwise Specified (NOS), all coded as (299.80). PDD-NOS also includes "Atypical Autism." Often, one or another of these diagnoses may be appropriate for a child with FAS or FAE.

A 36 page booklet providing parents with general background information and discussion of common questions is available by calling 1-800-223-5219 and asking for the title "Pervasive Developmental Disorders: PDD-NOS, Asperger's Disorder and Autism: Parent Information Booklet." Published in 1998 by the Institute for Community Inclusion.

FAS Community Resource Center