Autism Spectrum Disorders @ BellaOnline 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 2015 All Rights Reserved. Sun, 29 Nov 2015 03:47:35 EST 240 Autism Spectrum Disorders @ BellaOnline Surviving the Holidays Parenting children with Autism Spectrum Disorders is demanding. During the holidays, children and their parents face additional stress of social and sensory challenges related to the hustle and bustle of the holiday season. Fri, 27 Nov 2015 11:39:00 EST Preparing for the Holidays There are many ways to help those with Autism Spectrum Disorders overcome the fear and anxiety that often comes with the holiday season. With some pre-planning and coping strategies, families can help prepare for changes in routine and structure. Fri, 20 Nov 2015 09:36:00 EST Autism and the Magic Within How can finding the 'magic' within a child with an Autism Spectrum Disorder help with career planning? There are aspects of autism that may help identify potential careers. A 'hyperfocus' in computer games may lead to a career in software design, for example. Fri, 13 Nov 2015 19:30:00 EST