Association for Behavior Analysis International

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36th Annual Convention; San Antonio, TX; 2010

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Panel #244
CE Offered: BACB
Toilet Training Individuals With and Without Disabiliites: Research, Methodologies, and Problem Solving
Sunday, May 30, 2010
3:00 PM–4:20 PM
207AB (CC)
Area: AUT/TPC; Domain: Applied Behavior Analysis
CE Instructor: Marc Lanovaz, M.S.
Chair: David Adams (Autism Spectrum Therapies)
PATRICK C. FRIMAN (Father Flanagan's Girls and Boys Town)
ENNIO C. CIPANI (National University)
ERICA R. ROEST (Autism Spectrum Therapies)
DAVID ADAMS (Autism Spectrum Therapies)
Abstract: Teaching a child how to independently use a toilet can help achieve self-sufficiency and improve the quality of life for client and parents/caretakers. In this discussion, a brief historical overview of toileting procedures will be highlighted including: Infant Potty Training, Brazelton, Azrin-Foxx, and Azrin-Foxx- Modified. Practical methodologies of day time toilet training procedures will be highlighted. Research related to transfer of stimulus control from diapers or undergarments to the toilet will be discussed. Developing practical solutions to several different challenges associated with training individuals with toileting challenges will also be explored. This panel of experts has vast clinical experience with toileting procedures and will help you to problem solve unique challenges during a question and answer time and share their research with you. Be prepared to hear some stories and surprises along the way!



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