Toilet Training for Individuals With Autism or Other Developmental Issues
A Comprehensive Guide for Parents & TeachersBook - 2007
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. Easy-to-read bulleted lists offer over 200 do's and don'ts presented, along with more than fifty real-life examples. Learn, among other things, how to gauge "readiness," overcome fear of the bathroom, teach how to use toilet paper, flush and wash up, and deal with toileting in unfamiliar environments. A life preserver for parents and reluctant children!
Helpful chapters include:The Importance of Toilet Training Determining Readiness Developing a Toileting Routine Communicating the Need to Use the Toilet Toileting in Unfamiliar Environments Nighttime Training Common Problems (and Solutions) Associated with Toilet Training Persons with Autism