Toilet Training for Individuals with Autism or Other Developmental Issues 2nd ed.

ISBN13 : 9781932565492

Author(s) : Maria Wheeler

Publisher : Future Horizons, 2007

SKU : 1282BK

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Individuals with autism are reportedly one of the most difficult populations to toilet train. In this book-the only one on the market dealing with the specific issues involved in toilet training children with autism-author Maria Wheeler offers effective strategies that take the child's sensibilities into account instead of trying to force traditional methods

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
  • Dealing with toileting in unfamiliar environments.

Maria Wheeler, M.Ed., has spent more than twenty years of her professional life in the fields of Psychology and Special Education, with an emphasis on Neurobehavioral Disorders, Applied Behaviour Analysis, and Specific Learning Disabilities. Maria co-authored one of the leading manuals on behaviour, A Treasure Chest of Behavioral Strategies for Individuals with Autism.