Executive Functioning in day to day living and learning

What is executive function? And why do we need to know about it? Executive functioning relates to our ability to regulate, plan and organise ourselves, as well as concentrate and hold things in our working memory. These skills are controlled by a … Continue reading

Why we learn from the Autistic Perspective

For many years, autism professional development has been dominated by professionals who have spent their time studying and learning about autism or working in the field of autism. Often it has been the professionals teaching the community about what they have learned about autism and … Continue reading

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 need additional support around change, or who find it very overwhelming, it can sometimes help … Continue reading

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 highlighted the movement forward in terms of how we work with and support autistic … Continue reading