All The Difference, Inc., pediatric services center for developmental difference, is a non-profit corporation concerned with the impact of sensory integrative processing on people's lives. We see how these differences impact upon an individuals' learning, living, ...
As a parent of a child with a developmental difference, we completely realize how difficult it is to find appropriate help. When we discovered that our child needed additional help, we sought out services from all public programs. ...
People with disabilities constitute our nation's largest minority group. It's also the most inclusive: all ages, genders, religions, ethnicities, sexual orientations, and socioeconomic levels are represented. Yet the only thing people with disabilities have in common is being on the receiving ...
Many people recognize that each person prefers different learning styles and techniques. Learning styles group common ways that people learn. Everyone has a mix of learning styles. Some people may find that they have a dominant style of learning, with ...
Creativity expert Sir Ken Robinson challenges the way we’re educating our children. He champions a radical rethink of our school systems, to cultivate creativity and acknowledge multiple types of intelligence.He argues that it’s because we’ve been educated to become good workers, rather than creative thinkers.
Where Playtime is Serious Business
For the most part, kids don’t need much coaxing to go to the therapy services at All The Difference in Talleyville. The treatment rooms, with hanging ropes, swings and giant cushions under elevated loft areas, give the appearance of an indoor playground. It’s the kind of place children can feel comfortable, whether it’s spinning…
Interview with Kristina Stroh, Executive Director
On September 26, 2010, Executive Director Kris Stroh was interviewed on WJBR about All the Difference. She discusses many of the issues that parents have to deal with in raising children with special needs. She also gives a history of All the Difference and her personal reasons why it was started.
Watch All The Difference as Featured on WHYY
WHYY First Look presents their Behavioral Health desk’s look at All the Difference, in dealing with a possible solution for auditory processing disorders. Hosted by WHYY’s Shirley Min and Maiken Scott featuring Kristina Stroh, Executive Director of All the Difference and Jake Greenspan, Director of The Floortime Center.
Dr. Greenspan: History of the DIR/Floortime Model
The FloorTime approach was developed by Dr Stanley I. Greenspan as part of his developmental approach to therapy. Parents and floor-time therapists help children master the emotional milestones needed to develop a foundation for learning. The approach is based on his belief that emotions give meaning to our experiences.
From Emotion to Comprehension
This video from NPR/WETA with interviews on Autism, Autism spectrum disorders, and high-functioning autism from Stanley Greenspan, founder of Floortime and from Lindamood-Bell Learning Center. The focus of this video is on the comprehension and language processing issues.
A parents involvement in their child’s life is the greatest involvement of all. Please view the trailer of our friend, Erik Linthorst, who documented his and his wife’s life with their son, Graham. Their decision to take the road less traveled helps explain why All The Difference, Inc. was built.