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
February 22, 2016

Providing Accommodations for Access and Opportunity

Why do we provide accommodations? The simple answer… To ensure everyone has access and opportunity to achieve success. ‘Accommodation’ and ‘adjustment’ are terms that we use […]
February 15, 2016

Providing Sensory Support

Part of establishing an environment that is accessible to the way in which everyone learns and functions, is ensuring that sensory support is in place. What […]
February 8, 2016

Setting Up the Environment For Success!

Providing support to someone on the spectrum means to provide the best possible foundations for them to flourish – you might even say it’s essential to […]
February 1, 2016

Understanding the Person you Support

In our blog posts this month we’ll be focussing on creating environments and settings that best support people with autism / autistic people. But before we […]
January 24, 2016

Goal Setting – Making it Realistic!

We all need something to inspire us or work towards that makes us happy, no matter how big or small! For many of us, beginning a […]
January 18, 2016

Preparing for the Year Ahead

How have you started to prepare for 2016? Sometimes life gets really busy, and we get ourselves into routines and find ourselves using systems of support […]
January 13, 2016

It’s a New Year! … and so the Journey continues…

It’s a new year! For many of us, a new year comes with expectation, excitement and hopes for wonderful things ahead. It’s an opportunity to leave […]
December 15, 2015

Reflecting on the Year gone

As we move closer to the end of the year, many of us begin to reflect on the 12 months that have been – and this […]
December 9, 2015

Surviving the End of Year Rush / Holiday Time

The end of the year often signals busyness, celebrations, extra commitments, social occasions, and if you’re in Australia… hot weather! And with these things, comes potential overload—particularly for […]