Autism and continence

2 October 2018

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About the course

This one day course will focus on the common toileting difficulties in autistic children. It aims to help with understanding the potential impact of autism on learning to use the toilet, alongside discussing specific continence issues. It will include information about toileting training, potential reasons why autistic children may have toileting difficulties alongside specific autism-related continence issues.

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Places are limited so book now to avoid disappointment.

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Course overview

Some of the key topics this course will cover include:

  • autism and common toileting difficulties
  • toilet training (including pre-toileting preparation and toileting readiness)
  • getting support (including local authority and national guidance)
  • specific continence issues (including constipation and bladder problems)
  • working co-operatively with parents to develop toileting skills
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Benefits of attending   

This course aims to support you in looking at any potential toileting difficulties from both an autistic and a continence perspective, aiming to: 

  • increase your understanding of autism and the underlying reasons for toileting difficulties
  • develop skills to support toilet training and specific continence issues
  • have ideas about management of specific autism issues.
  • opportunity to share experiences and support strategies with colleagues in other settings
  • develop the ability to support parents in approaches to developing continence.
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Who should attend?

This course is aimed at those working with autistic children who are experiencing difficulties with any aspect of toileting across a variety of settings. It is particularly relevant for continence advisers, nursing teams and school-based staff or advisers.
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Really good training. Very useful information and resources. Great to discuss ideas with other professionals.

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The course costs just £185 + VAT and includes:

  • training booklet and information provided for each delegate
  • certificate of attendance
  • lunch and refreshments.


Don't delay - book now to secure your place on this unique and inspiring training session.

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