My son's diagnosis was Pervasive Developmental Disorder
- Not Otherwise Specified, or PDD-NOS
, for short, is a condition on the spectrum that has those with it exhibiting some, but not all, of the symptoms associated with classic autism. That can include difficulty socializing with others, repetitive behaviors, and heightened sensitivities to certain stimuli. This is the reason why it is important to have your child screened by an expert.
I did not waste my time in denial.