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Toilet Training Children with Additional Needs – Ready or Not!

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This post has been written by June Rogers, Children’s Specialist Nurse at BBUK. June talks about toilet training children with additional needs. Becoming toilet trained is a milestone all parents strive for with their child, particularly if that child has additional needs. For some parents, this seems an unachievable goal. However, experience has shown us that […]

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Toilet Training Children with Autism

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This post has been written by Davina Richardson, Children’s Specialist Nurse at BBUK (Bladder & Bowel UK). Toilet training is an area of child development that worries many parents. It is not helped when there is conflicting information given by other parents, relatives, healthcare professionals and others. If your child has additional needs, or differences […]

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Top Tips for Toilet Training Children with Down’s Syndrome

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This post has been written by Davina Richardson, Children’s Specialist Nurse at BBUK. It is often assumed that because children with Down’s syndrome have delayed development, they will inevitably be delayed toilet training. Healthcare professionals often advise parents and carers to wait until the child seems ready.  However, there is no evidence or even agreement […]

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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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