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Toilet Training for Individuals with Autism or Other Developmental Issues

Toilet Training for Individuals with Autism or Other Developmental Issues
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    By Maria Wheeler, M.Ed. ©2007. 2nd edition.

    Toilet training can be a battleground for parents and children. In this book; the only one on the market dealing with the specific issues involved in toilet training children with autism, Maria Wheeler offers a detailed roadmap for success, based on over twenty years of experience.

    More than fifty real life examples with more than 200 do’s and don’ts are presented in easy to read bulleted lists. Learn how to:

    • determine readiness.
    • overcome fear of the bathroom.
    • teach how to use toilet paper, flush and wash up.
    • deal with toileting in unfamiliar environments.

    This books is a life preserver for parents and reluctant children. Many toilet training problems come from a co-existing sensory processing disorder (SPD), and sensory-related challenges are addressed in this valuable guide.

    Helpful chapters include:

    • The Importance of Toilet Training
    • Determining Readiness
    • Developing a Toileting Routine
    • Dressing for the Occasion
    • Habit Training
    • Teaching Continence
    • Communicating the Need to Use the Toilet
    • When Toilet Training is Successful
    • Toileting in Unfamiliar Environments
    • Nighttime Training
    • Support Strategies
    • Common Problems (and Solutions) Associated with Toilet Training someone with Autism.

    (Softcover; 133 pages.)

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