Course: Toilet Training

Course: Toilet Training (Focus: Primary School/SPED)


Have you tried in vain to teach your child the proper toileting skills?   Why don’t attend this course to get some useful methods and tips for toilet training to reduce some of your frustration.   Proper toileting is a skill which is needed by all of us. We start to learn these skills as an infant and generally master them as a toddler. For individuals with an Autism Spectrum Disorder or autism, they require additional training and support to help them master this life-long skill.


Date:20 Feb 10 (Saturday)  
Time: 9.00am – 12.00pm
Venue:Pathlight School
Pre-Requisite:None but useful for participants to have attended the Fundamentals of Autism workshop.


Target Audience
For the following who are caring for  young children (pre-school or in special education schools) with an Autism Spectrum Disorder:
Wh57 Parents/Caregivers
Wh57 Teachers/Educators
Wh57 Therapists and Professionals


Course Description

Attendance at this workshop will empower participants with the knowledge and skills to support their child’s toilet training. Participants will be instructed in the strategies and tools for developing an appropriate-level toilet training programme for their child with autism.

Participants in this training workshop will be exposed to “real-life” case examples which will focus on key issues in supporting a child with autism in the area of toilet training. Participants will also be exposed to tools and strategies that can be applied to effectively support their child to acquire toileting skills.


Objectives of The Course

Upon completion of the training workshop, participants will be able to:


identify and understand the main triggers for problems in toilet training for individuals with autism, namely:

  • problems with body awareness
  • lack of specific toilet training skills
  • fear of new situations or changes to established routines in toileting
  • difficulties interpreting bodily sensations for toileting

devise and implement appropriate structured teaching strategies for toilet training following a careful analysis of the needs of the child


Registration Details
Ms Wong Yeok Lin, Autism Consultant
FeesS$69.55 per participant

(Click here for Caregiver Training Grant (CTG) Application Form)

Contact:Lina Kam, Training Co-ordinator
(+65) 6323-3258



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