Pervasive Developmental Disorders

There are five Pervasive Developmental Disorders. For this assignment you will choose at least 2 Pervasive Developmental Disorders and write a 4 page paper on them.

Your paper should include symptomology, prevalence rates, age of onset, course of the disorder, psychological effects, social effects, sociocultural effects, the prognosis, and the treatment you believe is most affective.





The federal bureaucracy is sometimes referred to as the “fourth branch” of the government because it wields significant power. Using a news article from the last four weeks that demonstrates this power, evaluate the bureaucracy as a co-equal branch of the federal government. Why or why isn’t it a “fourth branch”?