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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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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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