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Beyond the classical picture of autism (and excluding children with psychosis) there existed developmental disorders in which children had varying pieces of the autistic profile, of which two main subtypes were apparent: a. Language-impaired nonautistic PDD (autism spectrum). These children had autistic-like disorders but seemed less severely impaired and had relatively normal development of motor skills. SUBTYPING PERVASIVE DEVELOPMENTAL DISORDER 37 Table 3-3. Archival Study: Comparison between Clusters of Early Onset Disorders (Prepubertal) on a Number of Demographic and Clinical Features Cluster no.
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POMEROY • Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Science, State University of New York at Stony Brook, Stony Brook, New York 11794-8790. , edited by Schopler et al. Plenum Press, New York, 1998. 29 30 JOHN C. POMEROY those assessing and treating young people with severe developmental/psychiatric disorders. My introduction to this topic originated, not from a perspective of observing the outcome of individuals with a diagnosis of autism, but from study of a broad range of severe childhood psychopathology observed in child psychiatric clinical settings.