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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January 18, 2017

Are you ready for the year ahead?

In Australia, it’s that time of year where parents, teachers and support workers are all readying themselves for the beginning of the new school year or […]
November 14, 2016

Reducing End of Year Demands

As the year draws closer to the end and the festivities of cultural and religious celebrations begin, day to day functioning can become a little harder and […]
November 9, 2016

Create Structure (when there is less/no structure)

As we move closer and closer to the time of year of Christmas celebrations and party invitations, what we know as ‘routine’ and ‘structure’ in our day, suddenly becomes less structured […]
October 16, 2016

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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
June 6, 2016

Navigating relationships for our parents, services and schools – how do we ensure success?

The relationship between the parent and their child’s educator, the client and service provider, and even the parent and their child’s service provider can very often impact […]
April 18, 2016

Supporting your Child – Advocating their Needs!

One of the most satisfying roles of being a parent to my children in the early years, was that I was their voice until such a […]
April 5, 2016

Changing your Mindset – Attitude & Acceptance

It was about 11 years ago that my youngest son was diagnosed with Autism – a journey that has encouraged family growth and determination. Even though […]