Neuropsychological Aspects of Pervasive Developmental and Autism Spectrum Disorders

  • Priscilla A. Bade-White
  • John E. Obrzut
  • Philip P. Randall

Autism is a complex pervasive developmental disorder (PDD) associated with substantial impairments in terms of social deficits, communication abnormalities, stereotypical and repetitive behaviors, and a wide range of clinical presentations (Cody, Pelphry, & Piven, 2002).


Autism Spectrum Disorder Autism Spectrum Disorder Executive Function Joint Attention Pervasive Developmental Disorder 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Priscilla A. Bade-White
    • 1
  • John E. Obrzut
    • 1
  • Philip P. Randall
    • 1
  1. 1.College of EducationUniversity of ArizonaTucson

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