Strategies for daily transitions

A helpful example from AllPlay Learn

Changes to routine, and transitions from one activity or setting to another, can be distressing or unsettling for some students, particularly students on the autism spectrum, or who have intellectual disability or anxiety.

In this video, a Victorian teacher outlines some of the evidence-based strategies she put in place when a student in her class became upset by changes to the morning routine. 

For more evidence-based strategies, visit supporting students with transitions across the day, and our emotions strategies. 

School Excellence Framework alignment

Wellbeing, Effective classroom practice

Australian Professional Standards for Teachers alignment

Standard 1: Know students and how they learn


Primary teachers


This video features an example of practice. The example explores some of the strategies a teacher used when a student became upset by changes to the morning routine.


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