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Bowel Training for Individuals with Autism

Steps and techniques to help with bowel training

Cartoon rendering of a toilet.This article, written by the Association for Science in Autism Treatment (ASAT)  provides tips and treatment strategies that families can use for the bowel training of individuals with autism.

Lingering issues with bowel training are common in individuals with autism, even if urination training has been successfully completed. As with urination training, the key to success in bowel training will involve behavioral assessment, data collection, and behavioral teaching techniques.

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