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A Holistic Approach to Toilet Training

Toilet training can be a difficult and challenging experience for children and parents alike, and the challenges can be magnified for families of children with Fragile X syndrome (FXS). It is not simply that toilet training is delayed for these individuals, but it often requires specific behavioral techniques that address the physical and behavioral phenotype of children with FXS.

By | 2017-08-18T12:13:13+00:00 March 29th, 2017|Behavior, Treatment and Intervention|Comments Off on A Holistic Approach to Toilet Training

Toilet Training the Older Child

Toilet training continues to be an important issue for families who have children with Fragile X syndrome. Several articles on the topic have appeared in previous publications. They mostly focused on introducing toilet training activities to younger children. It has been assumed that children of all ages would benefit from the same strategies, and if they were not initially successful with them, they may never make progress in toilet training. Experience has shown these assumptions to be inaccurate. There is hope for older children (from about age eight and up), but they require a different approach to toilet training. This article addresses strategies found to be most successful in this population.

By | 2017-08-18T13:55:34+00:00 August 24th, 2016|Braden on Behavior, Treatment and Intervention|Comments Off on Toilet Training the Older Child