Childhood disintegrative disorder (CDD), also known as Heller’s syndrome or disintegrative psychosis, is a rare condition that only affects around 17 people in every million. The condition causes motor skills to be affected, and there are delays in the development of language and in functional social behavior. To date, researchers have not been successful in their search to discover exactly what causes childhood disintegrative disorder.
CDD has been described as a devastating disorder that affects both family and friends alike. There are many way to treat the disorder and care usually comes in many forms.
Do you know some who has childhood disintegrative disorder (CDD)? Help is available. You might qualify for the Canadian Disability Tax Credit and other benefits offered by the Canadian government.
It is not known by medical scientists what exactly what causes childhood disintegrative disorder (CDD). There are times when the condition becomes noticeable after a few weeks or even a few days of onset. It is known to be sudden and overwhelming for those caring for the sufferer of the disorder. Again, there is no definitive underlying cause, either mental or neurological, to suggest a reason behind childhood disintegrative disorder (CDD).
Symptoms for a patient suffering from childhood disintegrative disorder (CDD) include:
- Behaviour features that are similar to autism
- Delays in language skills
- Impaired mental functions
- Social function and motor skills affected
- Attained skills (like language and social function) are suddenly lost
- Inability to feed or dress
Impaired social interaction
- Loss of bowel and bladder control
- Repetitive behavioural disorders
Disability Tax Credits for Childhood Disintegrative Disorder (CDD)
There is help and assistance available for parents and relatives of children with childhood disintegrative disorder (CDD). You might be eligible for the Disability Tax Credits and benefits. Contact HandyTax today!