Parent implemented program for teaching toileting skills for children with developmental disabilities

Keywords: Autism spectrum disorder, Parent training, Toilet training, Toileting problems


Teaching toileting skills are among the most essential educational objectives for children with developmental disabilities; however, there are few investigations of the utility of various toilet training approaches for children with autism. The purpose of this study is to determine whether “Program for Supporting Home- and Institution-based Toileting Skills for Families” enables mothers to acquire the skill of teaching toileting control to their children and for children to acquire day-time toileting control. The results show that children attained toileting skills rapidly and consistently throughout the program. The procedures followed during these activities and the outcomes regarding each participant are discussed.


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Unlu, E. (2019). Parent implemented program for teaching toileting skills for children with developmental disabilities. International Journal of Early Childhood Special Education, 11(2), 92-104.