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
March 22, 2018

Understanding & Supporting Behaviour

Early Bird Special price of $177 before 1st March Are you searching for better ways to support the behaviour of those with Autism or other needs? […]
March 1, 2018

Autism Essentials for the Classroom (online webinar)

Early Bird Special price of $177 before Monday, 12th February Do you want to be the best teacher you can be for your autistic student? We’re […]
November 15, 2017

How do I deal with that meltdown?

February 26, 2017

What does behaviour tell us about support needs?

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 […]
July 18, 2016

Visual Behaviour Tracker – why we no longer use it

Any professional who works with young people will likely nod their head when asked if they have delved into learning about behaviour management – we still remember […]
March 23, 2016

Behaviour and Working with Emotion

Emotional responses regularly go hand-in-hand with behaviour that is trying to tell us something. Emotion that comes with anxiety, worry, frustration, sadness or with the elation of joy. The […]
March 14, 2016

Punishment vs Natural Consequences

The word punishment in dictionary terms refers to ‘a penalty inflicted for an offense, fault, etc.’ A punishment is often used in response to a behaviour […]
March 6, 2016

Behaviour Support or Person Support?

In last week’s post, we discussed the idea that Behaviour = Communication. That if you look really closely at behaviour, you’ll see that it is telling you something. […]