Potty training a child with developmental disorders can present a vast array of challenges, many of which are not associated with teaching a neurotypical child how to use a potty. In this book, Brenda Batts overcomes difficulties and provides tried and tested methods that really work, tailored to each individual child. Bursting with ideas on how to see past conventional strategies and adapt toilet training to suit your child, this book outlines methods that have helped even the most despairing of parents and caregivers. Examples of success range from two year olds to adults aged twenty, and show that no matter how difficult it may seem, a little creativity and adaptation can get anyone toilet trained, no matter how many previous attempts have failed. The program itself is supported by plenty of helpful hints and tips, as Brenda covers all you need to get your child past the diaper stage and help them achieve a big step towards independence. This book will be essential reading for anybody looking to toilet train someone with developmental disorders.
Dedication.; 1. Introduction - The road to independence.; 2. Individualized Teaching.; 3. Components of a Well-Structured Program.; 4. Critical Questions.; 5. Areas to Consider.; 6. The Potty Plan.; 7. The Beginning of the Process.; 8. Steps to Potty Training.; 9. Recap.; 10. FAQs.; 11. Closing Remarks.