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Many parents and carers worry about toilet training their children. This can be so much more difficult for children who have disabilities, particularly if advice is to wait until the child seems ready. Many children with disabilities, particularly those with processing or learning problems do not understand that they should be using a toilet, are […]

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The Story of Vicky and Paul’s Little Miracle

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The following blog is December’s Story of the Month based on a young boy called Sebastian, who attend our Kidz to Adultz North event in November 2017 with his parents. His mum (Vicky) gives her insight along with dad (Paul) about their journey of seeing their little boy grow up with Angelman syndrome. Please can […]

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Raising Awareness of Toilet Training Children with Disabilities

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Toilet training is an area of normal child development that causes anxiety for many families. However, when a child has a disability it is an even bigger hurdle for parents and carers, although the children, particularly those with learning or sensory disabilities are not usually concerned. Often families are advised that they should not worry […]

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Yang Sing Cathay Launch New Christmas Dish

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For November’s Story of the Month, we would like to do something that’s a little different. Usually, we dedicate this post to a person to recognise their potential or amazing achievements. However, this month we would like to dedicate this blog to the hardworking spirit of more than one person, which is the whole team […]

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Why Are Public Toilets a Challenge for Children and Young People with Autism?

This post has been written by Davina Richardson, Children’s Specialist Nurse at Bladder & Bowel UK (BBUK). Toilet training a child with autism is often difficult. Autism is a spectrum condition that affects social communication, social interaction and imagination. There are often sensory issues as well. These impact on many areas of learning and life […]

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BBUK Are Coming to Kidz to Adultz Scotland

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The BBUK team always look forward to attending Kidz to Adultz Scotland, as it provides us with an opportunity to catch up and meet with regular visitors to this wonderful event who we have met over the years of attending. And it also enables us to introduce ourselves to those of you who may not […]

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Do You Know About These Toileting Problems with Children?

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This post has been written by Davina Richardson, Children’s Continence Nurse at BBUK. The Daily Mail recently featured an article (‘The nine year olds who still need nappies’ June 29 2017) about the number of children who are wearing nappies when they start school and “…children as old as nine who still cannot use the […]

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Raising Awareness of World Bedwetting Day 2017

Bedwetting can affect anyone although it is most common in children over the age of 5 years. There are a number of causes including the over-production of urine at night, a problem with the  bladder being able to store the urine and the inability of the child to wake up in response to full bladder […]

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