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
November 9, 2016

Create Structure (when there is less/no structure)

As we move closer and closer to that 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 […]
October 11, 2016

How to reduce the impact of change?

Sometimes the slightest change however insignificant you may think it is, can be debilitating for someone who struggles with something unexpected or ‘out of routine’. The […]
October 3, 2016

What ‘Being Inclusive’ asks of us

Inclusion / Inclusive are often used terms these days – but what does ‘being inclusive’ actually look like and what does it ask of us? Being […]
September 21, 2016

How participating in Sport and Exercise can help people of all abilities in Life.

Guest Post By Nicholas Glowrey With the Olympics recently being held, I’ve taken this as an opportunity to shine light on the idea that anyone can […]
September 14, 2016

Ongoing Learning – Be open minded!

Learning can take many forms – from first-hand experience, working one on one with people, enrolling in a course of study or a combination of all […]
September 5, 2016

Victorian Autism Conference (VAC16) ‘Wrap Up’

On Thursday and Friday of last week, we took part in the Victorian Autism Conference 2016. It was a conference of so many high points and that […]