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BOOKS, VIDEOS & DVDS IN ACTIV LIBRARY - A SELECTION


1 step at a time : toilet training a child with an intellectual disability / CONTINENCE FOUNDATION OF AUSTRALIA. Victorian Branch. Continence Foundation of Australia. Victorian Branch, 2000. 32p

This brief guide is designed for parents and carers. It looks at how to decide when a child is ready to be toilet trained and describes a program to follow to help with daytime toilet training.

CC 305.2317 ONE [P09946 ]








Are you ready?.Tom's toilet triumph / INTELLECTUAL DISABILITY SERVICES COUNCIL; MINDA INC. -- South Australia: Catalyst Marketing & Communications, 2001. 1 DVD (7 min. & 17 min.)

A toilet training DVD for people with an intellectual disability that can be used by parents and carers to help children and young adults through the toileting process. The first part to the DVD is entitled "Are you ready" and discusses toilet training through the eyes of a mother of a teenager with intellectual disabilities and is designed to give parents, carers and teachers an idea of what to expect when toilet training. The second part of the DVD includes an animated video for young adults and children with a disability called " Tom's toilet triumph" outlining the signs of wanting to go to the toilet and the toileting process.

CC 305.2317 ARE [P12559;P12560]










Are you ready? : a toilet training package for people with intellectual disability / INTELLECTUAL DISABILITY SERVICES COUNCIL; MINDA INC. -- South Australia: Catalyst Marketing & Communications, 2001;2009. 1 DVD (7 min. & 17 min.) + 1 leaflet; 1 booklet (16 p.); 20 cards; 1 chart book. 1 DVD (7 min & 17 Min) + 1 Book (31 p.); 28 cards; 1 data sheet book.

A toilet training package for people with an intellectual disability that can be used by parents and carers to help children and young adults through the toileting process. The package is divided into four parts, including a DVD in two sections. The first part to the DVD is entitled "Are you ready" and discusses toilet training through the eyes of a mother of a teenager with intellectual disabilities and is designed to give parents, carers and teachers an idea of what to expect when toilet training. The second part of the DVD includes an animated video for young adults and children with a disability called " Tom's toilet triumph" outlining the signs of wanting to go to the toilet and the toileting process. A step by step booklet and a set of cue cards taken from the animated video help reinforce the program. .

CC 305.2317 ARE [P12027;P14352]










Are you ready? An animated toilet training resource / South Australia. Department for Communities and Social Inclusion. South Australia. Department for Communities and Social Inclusion, 2014. 1 DVD (16 min.)

A toilet training DVD for people with an intellectual disability that can be used by parents and carers to help children and young adults through the toileting process.

CC 305.2317 ARE [P15721;P15722]










Beating Sneaky Poo : ideas for faecal soiling / Heins, Terry; Ritchie, Karen. -- Richmond, Vic.: Accelerated Success Centre, 1988. 12 p.

A book that explains to children who have the condition encopresis how faecal soiling occurs and ideas to tackle the problem. Using the cartoon character Sneaky Poo, children can approach the problem in a positive and fun way. Suitable for children aged between seven and eleven years. A Questions Parents Ask section will help parents and carers address the issue with their child.

CC 305.2317 HEI [P11627]










Bed- wetting help / Armocida, Janine. -- Parkville, Vic.: Continence Foundation of Australia, 2008. 1 Page from Newsletter

Notes and tips about children and bed-wetting.

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Bowel and bladder management in children with special physical needs: a guide for parents / Dobson, Penny; White, Mary. -- Bristol: Enuresis Resource & Information Centre, 1999. 34 p. : ill.

This booklet gives practical information about soiling and wetting and shows parents and carers how they can help children to achieve bowel and bladder control or to manage the condition if this is not possible.

CC 305.2317 WHI [P09388|]








Building blocks : toilet training program / Bailey, Marina. -- Forrestville, NSW: Autism Association of NSW. Early Intervention Service, 1998. 28p.

Describes in detail a toilet training programme developed by the Autism Association of New South Wales. Gives step by step instructions and appropriate record keeping sheets.

CC 305.2317 BAI [P12530]








Constipation, withholding and your child : a family guide to soiling and wetting / Cohn, Anthony. -- London: Jessica Kingsley, 2007. 112 p.

Practical information for parents and carers on helping young children with soiling and wetting problems. Discusses issues including stool withholding, urinary problems, constipation, high fibre diet tips, medication for constipation, bedwetting, encopresis and enuresis. The book also suggests strategies for when things don't go to plan and includes a chapter that addresses problems specific to children with disabilities.

CC 305.2317 COH [P11667]








The dry night : advice for parents of children who wet their beds : an eight step guide / CONTINENCE FOUNDATION OF AUSTRALIA. -- Canberra: Department of Health and Ageing, 2003. 16 p.

An eight step guide that provides strategies and advice to parents of children who wet the bed. Explains the processes behind bed wetting and the importance of involving and encouraging children in the treatment process. Provides information on bed wetting alarms and bed wetting medicines.

CC 305.2317 DRY [P11158]








Easy english guide to toilet training for boys / Victorian Continence Resource Centre. -- Kew, Vic.: Continence Foundation of Australia, Victoria, 2011. 19 p. ; 30 cm.

This booklet is about how to teach your child use the toilet. A good way to teach toilet training is to break down the steps. This booklet gives four steps to follow. It is written in easy english and includes visuals or pictures to help remind the child of what to do. Also available online at http://www.continencevictoria.org.au/wp-content/uploads/2015/06/EasyEnglishBookBoys.pdf .

CC 305.2317 EAS [P15029]








Easy english guide to toilet training for girls / Victorian Continence Resource Centre. -- Kew, Vic.: Continence Foundation of Australia, Victoria, 2011. 19 p. ; 30 cm.

This booklet is about how to teach your child use the toilet. A good way to teach toilet training is to break down the steps. This booklet gives four steps to follow. It is written in easy english and includes visuals or pictures to help remind the child of what to do. Also available online at http://www.continencevictoria.org.au/wp-content/uploads/2015/06/EasyEnglishBookGirls.pdf .

CC 305.2317 EAS [P15030]








Easy toilet training: the beginners' guide to being boss of the bladder / Hall, Janet. -- Hawthorn, Vic.: Accelerated Success Centre, 1995. 72p., ill.

A user friendly guide which outlines the essential steps of toilet training including timing, readiness and how to train the toddler to independently toilet.

CC 305.2317 HAL [P09657]








How you can be boss of the bladder / Hall, Janet. -- Hawthorn, Vic.: Accelerated Success Centre, 1997. 71p., ill.

The book aims to give the child the critical elements for successful management and prevention of wetting and provides assistance for parents to help their child control their bladder. A third section describes the treatment which may be sought from professionals and gives some direction as to their effectiveness.

CC 305.2317 HAL [P09570]








It hurts when I poop! : A story for children who are scared to use the potty / Bennett, Howard J. -- Washington DC: Magination Press, 2007. 29 p. ; 26 cm.

A book for young children beginning to use the toilet, it tells the story of Ryan who is afraid to use the potty because he thinks it will hurt when he poops. Ryan's tummy aches hurt him when he holds a poop, so his parents take him to the doctor. The doctor explains to Ryan how his body is like a factory, using food for energy and creating trash with what's left over. Ryan also learns about foods that can help make it easier for Ryan to go to the toilet. Includes notes for parents on helping their child.

CC 305.2317 BEN [P16106]










Liam goes poo in the toilet : a story about trouble with toilet training / Whelan Banks, Jane. -- London: Jessica Kingsley, 2009. 32 p.

This illustrated children's book shows the relationship between eating and excreting. It provides visual instructions on how to "relax and push" until finally Liam succeeds in going "poo" in the toilet.

CC 305.2317 WHE [P12365;P12590;P13931]










Mr Poo's Great Escape / PROMOCON. -- Manchester: Promocon, 3 p. ; 30.cm.

This little story booklet has been developed by a parent to help his child make the transition from using nappies to the toilet - which can be a very common problem. This is a wonderful story to use with young children and may inspire other parents to develop their story telling skills. This can be downloaded at http://www.promocon.co.uk/publicationslist.shtml.

CC 305.2317 MRP [P13297]








Ollie helps Poo go home to Poo Land / Black, Tamsin. -- Richmond, Vic.: Accelerated Success Centre, [2005?] 15 p.

This is the story of Poo who wants to go home to Poo Land and the only person who can help is Ollie. For children up to the age of seven years old, who have the condition encopresis, to help them approach the problem of faecal soiling in a fun and imaginative way.

CC 305.2317 BLA [P12518;P12265]










One step at a time : a parent's guide to toilet skills for children with special needs / Victorian Continence Resource Centre. -- [Kew]: Continence Foundation of Australia, Victoria, 2010. 28 p.+ 13 appx. ; 30 cm

This booklet and set of tip sheets is for parent and carers of children with special needs. It guides parents through the process of developing toileting skills and toilet training. The booklet describes a 5 step process that moves the child towards using the toilet independently. 13 tip sheets discuss the common issues of toilet training. Also available online at http://www.continencevictoria.org.au/resources/one-step-time. The Victoria Continence Resource Centre have also developed an app 'Toilet training for children with special needs' which can be downloaded from the iTunes store.

CC 305.2317 ONE [P15028]








Poop hurts! / Norman, Flavia. -- Bloomington, IN: AuthorHouse, 2006. 34 p. ; 28 cm.

A children's book that explains how avoiding going to the toilet can cause constipation and hard, painful stools. Billy likes to play and hates going to potty or toilet to do a poo. Eventually he hears a knock from his own body that explains to him how poo is made in the body and why it is important to go to the toilet when he feels the knock so that it isn't painful for him anymore.

CC 305.2317 NOR [P16112]










The potty book for boys / Capucilli, Alyssa Satin. -- New York: Barron's Educational Series, Inc. 2000. 1 Vol. (unpaged) ; 17 cm.

A little boy's graduation from nappies to the potty is a very important occasion - a moment to make parents and daughter proud. Little boys will enjoy looking at this picture book as Mum or Dad reads the story to her to encourage her on the way.

CC 305.2317 CAP [P15259]










The potty book for girls / Capucilli, Alyssa Satin. -- New York: Barron's Educational Series, Inc. 2000. 1 Vol. (unpaged) ; 17 cm.

A little girl's graduation from nappies to the potty is a very important occasion - a moment to make parents and daughter proud. Little girls will enjoy looking at this picture book as Mum or Dad reads the story to her to encourage her on the way.

CC 305.2317 CAP [P15260]










The potty journey : guide to toilet training children with special needs, including autism and related disorders / Coucouvanis, Judith A. -- Shawnee Mission, Kan.: Autism Asperger Pub. Co. 2008. x, 148 p.

Clearly written and presented, this book describes a systemic and comprehensive toilet training program, suitable for children with autism and related disorders.

CC 305.2317 COU [P12211]








Potty learning for children who experience delays / Hays, Susanne R. -- Albuquerque, N.M.: Clinicians's View, 1993. 1 DVD ( 82 min.)

The DVD outlines a number of approaches to toilet training children with disabilities or delays. The management of bathroom skills and strategies for specific problem solving is presented along with some personal experiences from other parents. Topics include readiness for toilet training, parent responsibilities, child responsibilities and how to implement a successful programme.

CC 305.2317 POT [P08930]










Ready, set, potty! : toilet training for children with autism and other developmental disorders / Batts, Brenda. -- London: Jessica Kingsley, 2010. 144 p. ; 22 cm.

This book is for those looking to toilet train someone with developmental disorders. Parents often attempt to do this without taking into account that potty training is a process and not an event. As such, a well-structured programme must be designed that can be tailored to the individual child. This book is intended to facilitate the potty training process for children, as well as their parents and teachers.

CC 305.2317 BAT [P13413]








Ready to go! Toilet time : a training kit for boys / Hall, Janet. -- Hauppauge, NY: Barron's Educational Series, Inc. 2014. 16 unnumbered pages : 26 cm. + guide for parents (16 pages)

This kit gives parents the tools that they need to successfully and confidently toilet train their child in six easy steps. It contains a six-step guide by expert child psychologist Dr Janet Hall, a 16 page illustrated storybook, a fun two-sided reward chart and 48 colourful reward stickers.

CC 305.2317 HAL [P15770]










Ready to go! Toilet time : a training kit for girls / Hall, Janet. -- Hauppauge, NY: Barron's Educational Series, Inc. 2014. 16 unnumbered pages : 26 cm. + guide for parents (16 pages

This kit gives parents the tools that they need to successfully and confidently toilet train their child in six easy steps. It contains a six-step guide by expert child psychologist Dr Janet Hall, a 16 page illustrated storybook, a fun two-sided reward chart and 48 colourful reward stickers.

CC 305.2317 HAL [P15762]










Sleepover / CONTINENCE FOUNDATION OF AUSTRALIA. -- Canberra: Department of Health and Ageing, 1996. 27 p.

Sam and Jake are best friends at school but both of them have a secret - they both wet the bed. When Sam organises a sleepover for his birthday they both work towards achieving their goal of having dry nights. This story can be read aloud by parents to their child, or for the child to read alone. Suitable for primary school aged children.

CC 305.2317 SLE [P11157]










Solving common bowel problems : a resource tool for persons with spinal cord injury / Jannings, Wendy; Temblett, Jane; Cairns, Georgia; Pryor, Julie. -- Ryde, NSW: Rehabilitation Nursing Research and Development Unit, 2002. [21 p.]

This bowel care program provides helpful strategies to overcome problems such as diarrhoea, constipation, impaction, accidents and irregularity. Explains the symptoms and signs of autonomic dysreflexia. A glossary and dietary fibre chart provide guidelines on fibre intake for people with spinal cord injury.

CC 610.8 JAN [P11156;P11917]








Tips for toileting : a guide for parents and professionals toilet training children with autism / Adkins, J; Larkey, Sue. -- Napier, NZ: Education Events, 2008. 60 p.

The authors combine their experience as a parent of a child with autism and a teacher to provide this practical guide for both parents and professionals toilet training children with autism. It includes strategies that are applicable not only to children with autism but also a range of special needs.

CC 305.2317 ADK [P12332]








Toilet teaching with your special child / Gilpin, Michelle; Harris, Dorothy. -- London, Ontario: Thames Valley Children's Centre, 1995. 40p., ill.

Written by staff from a children's rehabilitation clinic this is a friendly guide to toilet training for children with disabilities. It looks at common concerns and gives suggestions based on experience.

CC 305.2317 GIL [P07814;P08122]








Toilet time : parent package : toilet training for young children with developmental delay [Emily] / INTELLECTUAL DISABILITY SERVICES COUNCIL. -- Adelaide: Intellectual Disability Services Council, 2004. 1 looseleaf folder + 5 booklets + 10 cards + 1 certificate

A toilet training package for girls, that can be used by parents to encourage their child to use the toilet independently. A parent information manual offers practical strategies that can be used when toilet training a young child. In addition, cue cards and picture books going through the various stages of toileting help encourage the young child to independently go to the toilet.

CC 305.2317 TOI [P14026]








Toilet time : parent package : toilet training for young children with developmental delay [Tom] / INTELLECTUAL DISABILITY SERVICES COUNCIL. -- Adelaide: Intellectual Disability Services Council, 2004. 1 looseleaf folder + 5 booklets + 11 cards + 1 certificate

A toilet training package for boys, that can be used by parents to encourage their child to use the toilet independently. A parent information manual offers practical strategies that can be used when toilet training a young child. In addition, cue cards and picture books going through the various stages of toileting help encourage the young child to independently go to the toilet.

CC 305.2317 TOI [P10985]








Toilet training / Baker, Bruce L.; Brightman, Alan J.; Heifetz, Louis J.; Murphy, Diane M. -- Champaign, Ill.: Research Press, 1977. 81p.

This book is aimed to help parents teach skills for toilet training to children with special needs.

CC 305.2317 BAK [P03631]








Toilet training and the autism spectrum (ASD) : a guide for professionals / Fleming, Eve; MacAlister, Lorraine. -- London;Philadelphia: Jessica Kingsley, 2016. 240 p. ; 23 cm.

This book looks at toilet training difficulties for children with autism spectrum conditions, and presents practical interventions to help children overcome these problems. Includes information on bowel and bladder function, this book also gives helpful advice for developing and implementing a toilet plan in different settings.

CC 305.2317 FLE [P15783]








Toilet training, bedwetting and soiling / Herbert, Martin. -- Camberwell, Vic.: Australian Council for Educational Research, 1996. 50p

Helpful guide for parents on all aspects of toilet training, including enuresis and encopresis.

CC 305.2317 HER [P08651]








Toilet training for individuals with autism and related disorders: a comprehensive guide for parents & teachers / Wheeler, Maria. -- Arlington, Tex.: Future Horizons, Inc. 2004. 118p

People with autism have been reported by researchers as being the most difficult population to toilet train. This guide outlines strategies that have been successful and provides a person centred approach to training.

CC 305.2317 WHE [P11035]








Toilet training for individuals with autism or other developmental issues : a comprehensive guide for parents and teachers / Wheeler, Maria. -- Arlington, Tex.: Future Horizons, Inc. 2007. xi, 133 p.

This guide outlines many original and commonsense toilet training strategies suitable for children with autism and other developmental challenges. Chapters provide information on: determining readiness; developing a toileting routine; dressing for the occasion; habit training; teaching continence; communicating the need to use the toilet; identifying and reducing sensory challenges; overcoming fears and anxieties; proper use of the toilet, toilet paper etc; toileting in unfamiliar environments; and nighttime training.

CC 305.2317 WHE [P12213]








Toilet training success : a guide for teaching individuals with developmental disabilities / Cicero, Frank. -- New York: DRL Books, [2012] vii, 84 p. ; 22 cm.

From sitting on a toilet - to independent use of a public restroom, the author leads parents and teachers down the road of success by breaking the complex task of teaching independent toileting skills to individuals with developmental dissabilities into comprehensible manageable steps.

CC 305.2317 CIC [P14945]








Toileting / Dalrymple, Nancy; Boarman, Margaret. / INSTITUTE FOR THE STUDY OF DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES. -- Bloomington: Indiana Resource Center for Autism, 1991. 17p

Self care in toileting is one area that persons with autism frequently have difficulty managing and are often confused by training. This brief guide gives guidelines and individual case histories.

CC 305.2317 DAL [P08645]








"We can do it": helping children who have learning disabilities with bowel and bladder management : a guide for parents / White, Mary; Rogers, June. -- Bristol: Enuresis Resource & Information Centre, 2002. 34 p. : ill.

This is a very useful booklet for parents or carers who are looking for guidance in relation to toilet training their child who has a learning disability. It is informative and helps the parent tailor a program to suit the needs of their child. If a child also has a physical disability there is the companion booklet 'Bowel and bladder management in children with special physical needs'.

CC 305.2317 WHI [P09389]