The Difference Blog

October 26, 2021

High vs. Low Functioning Autism

  What’s the difference between high and low functioning autism? Let me start by saying I do not like those terms, “high and low functioning autism,” […]
August 21, 2019

Seven Tips for Improving Your Child’s Autism School Bus Experience

The ride to and from school can be a difficult and stressful process for children with autism. It sets the stage for the entire school day. […]
May 22, 2018

Somebody Up There Likes Me

At five years old my son Christopher was only able to say three words- Rooster, Ketchup and No.   I always joked that they were not the […]
November 6, 2017

8 Signs Your IEP Isn’t Good Enough

Your child’s Individualized Education Plan (IEP) is a crucial document. Generally speaking, it spells out where your child is right now educationally, where he or she […]
October 1, 2017

An Accurate Assessment Is the Foundation of Your Child’s Future

Whether it is your child’s first IEP or their last, you need an accurate assessment to develop IEP goals. Some of us may think that since […]
September 8, 2017

How To Write The Best IEP For Your Child

The IEP process is overwhelming, no matter how many times you have been through it. We always have to ask ourselves if we are working on […]