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 2016 All Rights Reserved. Fri, 28 Oct 2016 16:14:28 EST 240 Autism Spectrum Disorders @ BellaOnline Choosing Your Battles The phrase 'choose your battles' is a mantra uttered by many parents. For parents of children with an Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), the mantra can mean the difference between sanity and chaos. Fri, 2 Sep 2016 17:54:00 EST Preparation for a New School Year 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 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