The Difference Blog

September 2, 2022

Eliminating Drowning in Our Lifetime – The Leading Cause of Death for Children with Autism

    Eliminating Drowning in Our Lifetime The Leading Cause of Death for Children with Autism Water safety is vitally important for everyone, but an even […]
August 9, 2022

Fire Safety For Autism – 6 Things You Need to Know and Do

How much time do you think you have to escape from a home fire? Do most of us even consider this question? How often do home […]
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 […]