DetailsCo-author of the best-selling Treasure Chest of Behavioral Strategies for Children with Autism, Maria now brings us an excellent guide through the special difficulties encountered when toilet training an individual with autism. This book offers over 200 toilet training tips, 50 case examples from which you can learn, and 40 "cautions."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, 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!
Paperback: by Maria Wheeler, 133 pages, Publisher: Future Horizons; (2nd Edition)
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- Each child with an autism spectrum disorder (ASD) is different. But children with ASD have some common problems that can make toileting training hard for them. Knowing about these problems can help you come up with different ways to meet your child’s needs. This tool kit provides caregivers tips to increase toileting success by teaching toileting skills, providing advice on preparing schedules and routines and promoting visual supports.