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It is better to bend than break

Read why we chose the Golden Ratio If you think the Golden Ratio has nothing to do with Autism, then think again. Phi is everywhere. The perfect number. And Divine Proportion. Autism Adelaide is a relatively new service provider for…

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Why it’s important to know your mental health?

With research suggesting that around 80% of people living with an autism diagnosis will experience a mental health issue at some point, it’s little surprise that many individuals living with autism are also living with poor mental health. Here we…

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A young toddler visibly upset and crying on his mother's lap.

Try our top 4 tips when your child a meltdown

For an autistic child, an explosion of anger or frustration is almost a daily occurrence. However, if parents can’t ascertain the difference between a temper tantrum and a meltdown, it can prove difficult to manage. Although both tantrums and meltdowns…

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You can have a positive a relationship with your child. Read our tips for maintaining a positve relationship with your autistic child.

See the difference a positive relationship can make

Raising an autistic child presents a unique set of challenges. One of the most difficult is developing strong relationships between all family members. If your child is on the spectrum, these usually tight bonds can become quite strained. However, with…

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As Clinical Director and Senior Behavioural Therapist at Autism Adelaide, Crystel directs a dynamic team of professionals who rely on evidence-based practises and studies with proven results.

What drives Crystel to better herself each day?

Crystel Dix is the Clinical Director for Autism Adelaide, with teaching and personal experience she is passionate about disability supports. Where it all started From the early age of four, she knew she wanted to be a teacher like her…

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Friends Finder in detail

Navigating the social world can be perplexing for the best of us. With a disability, this challenge can become extremely difficult and even daunting. The skills needed to find and maintain friends do not always come easily. Sometimes children need…

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Our Language

I love the lyrics and phrasing in a particular song. I find it poignant and relevant in the present moment. It’s time to listen and really take note of the words. Because there is one phrase that really jumps out.

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Strong Connections

WE ARE ADVOCATING STRENGTH IN THE AUTISM COMMUNITY

TO EMPOWER, EMPATHASIZE, EDUCATE AND BRING CHANGE

SO EVERY PERSON KNOWS THEY ARE UNIQUE AND WE CARE

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my story - a 3-part series about Crystel's autism journey

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