Rett Syndrome Directory
Rett syndrome is one of the autism spectrum disorders. It is mainly diagnosed in young girls. Follow the links below to find WebMD's comprehensive coverage about how Rett syndrome is caused, symptoms, how to treat it, and much more.
Rett Syndrome: What Are the Symptoms and How is it Treated?
Rett syndrome is a rare neurological disease that affects mostly girls. Learn the symptoms and how this disorder is treated.
Can Autism Be Prevented?
There’s a lot of talk in the media about autism -- especially about what causes it. But can you prevent it? WebMD examines the myths and the truth.
Pervasive Development Disorders: What Are They?
Pervasive developmental disorders (PDDs) are now called autism spectrum disorder. Find out what it means.
What Are the Symptoms of Autism?
Every child with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) is unique, so symptoms can look different in different people. But early treatment is important. Learn how to identify the most common symptoms.