Thoughts, Ideas & Strategies

Welcome to the Creating Connections Australia blog page!

Our blog covers a range of topics relating to Autism, behaviour support, social skills and other aspects of neurodiversity.

Please check in with us regularly as we share our thoughts, ideas and stories, and please also feel free to contact us with any comments or questions.

Elissa & Sherri
January 18, 2017

Are you ready for the year ahead?

In Australia, it’s that time of year where parents, teachers and support workers are all readying themselves for the beginning of the new school year or […]
December 6, 2016

Christmas Venues & Events – Allow Extra Sensory Support

As we move closer to Christmas, we see so many venues and community places that have extra decorative displays, foods, stands and people that can be a potential sensory nightmare for […]
November 28, 2016

Supporting Change is more than just an end of year Transition

We recently spent some time on our blog focussing on the importance of supporting change and transition – it’s something that is often on people’s minds at […]
November 23, 2016

Providing Scripts – ‘What to Expect’ (in the lead up to Christmas)

Over the course of the next month or so, providing some type of script with a description of how things are going to play out, will help provide structure, […]
November 14, 2016

Reducing End of Year Demands

As the year draws closer to the end and the festivities of cultural and religious celebrations begin, day to day functioning can become a little harder and […]
November 9, 2016

Create Structure (when there is less/no structure)

As we move closer and closer to the time of year of Christmas celebrations and party invitations, what we know as ‘routine’ and ‘structure’ in our day, suddenly becomes less structured […]
October 29, 2016

What we should never assume about transitioning

Over the past few weeks, our blog posts have been highlighting some important areas to understand about the impact of change, along with some strategies that […]
October 24, 2016

Why transitions are tricky for some and not for others!

Transitions are a movement or change from one thing to another – it describes the process through which people move through change. Transitions come in all […]
October 16, 2016

How to find Predictability in Change

Change is one of those things that is a constant in life. And change is also something that many people find very challenging. For those who […]