Autism Spectrum Disorders @ BellaOnline http://www.bellaonline.com/Site/AutismSpectrumDisorders The Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD) site features supportive information, news, and opinions relating to autism, Asperger's Syndrome, PDD-NOS, and the complexity of the ASD umbrella. en-us Copyright 2016 BellaOnline.com All Rights Reserved. Wed, 24 Aug 2016 23:03:41 EST 240 http://www.bellaonline.com/images/logo.jpg Autism Spectrum Disorders @ BellaOnline http://AutismSpectrumDisorders.bellaonline.com Preparation for a New School Year http://www.bellaonline.com/articles/art33608.asp For parents of children with an Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), a new school year can bring up a mixed bag of emotions. Some early planning may help ease the fear and anxiety and pave the way for hope and excitement. Sun, 7 Aug 2016 17:50:00 EST Structure, Routine, and the Summer Collapse http://www.bellaonline.com/articles/art33425.asp Structure and routine are integral to success for children with Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD). Summertime provides decompression time, but the lack of structure and routine can often be as frustrating as it is relaxing. Thu, 21 Jul 2016 10:55:00 EST Services Not Required http://www.bellaonline.com/articles/art33341.asp When a child is diagnosed with an Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), parents often assume there will be a multitude of resources available in the child's school system. This is not always the case, especially when the school determines services are not required. Tue, 28 Jun 2016 07:52:00 EST