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.

Sherri

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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 […]
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 […]
August 29, 2016

Importance of Teaching Emotions During Puberty

The teenage years can be quite a rollercoaster of emotions for adolescents and often they experience the extremes of these feelings/emotions. When a person is happy […]
August 23, 2016

Preparing for Puberty and Body Change

When we think of changing bodies, we most often think of puberty and the developing body. But body changes can happen in small ways at other […]
August 2, 2016

Learning about Healthy Relationships

Learning about healthy relationships is an important part of any person’s development. For some people, this learning doesn’t come naturally or automatically, and it can be […]
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 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 […]
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 […]