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
May 17, 2018

Social Skills Professional Training Program

Early Bird Special price of $997 before 19th April We’re here to guide you through assessment, planning and facilitating your own personalised programs! Use the resources […]
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 […]
June 21, 2017

Communicating when words disappear – what is the alternative?

Communication, generally speaking uses a combination of verbal and non-verbal behaviours to express or convey a message. Speech is often used to get our message across to […]
May 18, 2017

How everyday interactions help with communication – personal reflection

February 13, 2017

Gathering Information – Using a Profile

To understand what a person needs that will provide the best possible support, it is important to find out as much about them as we can. We recommend using a personal […]
July 24, 2016

How to Create a Visual Schedule

Whether we realise it or not, most of us use visual schedules of some sort, every day of our lives! Calendars, planners, ‘to do’ lists and […]
July 11, 2016

Using Timers as Visual Supports

We shouldn’t underestimate the power of timers in terms of providing support in the development of all skills – transitioning from one task/activity to another, change […]
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. […]