High vs. Low Functioning Autism | What’s the Difference & Does it Matter?

High vs. Low Functioning Autism | What’s the Difference & Does it Matter?

When Lucas was young, I thought he had high-functioning autism because he was included in typical toddler preschool classes, and was warm and cuddly with me. But now most would consider Lucas low functioning. Here’s the thing, after two decades in the autism world, I really don’t like the terms “high functioning” and “low functioning”.…