Childhood Disintegrative Disorder (CDD)

What it is

One of the five Pervasive Developmental Disorders, as outlined in the DSM-IV. Childhood Disintegrative Disorder is characterized by normal development until the age of two, and then a significant loss of social and communication skills, with a development of restricted and repetitive behaviours occurring before the age of ten.



Resources

Overview from the Mayo Clinic. Use the menu on the left.