Spotlight on Potty Training

Published: May 3rd, 2017

Category: Calendar, Training, Uncategorized

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Featured Spotlight: Potty Training

Super Short Potty Training Video

Top 10 Countdown for Potty Training


1. Books

  • Toilet Training for Individuals with Autism and other Developmental Issues By Maria Wheeler, Future Horizons Publishers, 2007
  • Ready, Set, Potty!  Toilet Training for Children with Autism and Other Developmental Disorders By Brenda Batts, Jessica Kingley Publishers, 2010
  • The Potty Journey:  Guide to Toilet Training Children with Special Needs Including Autism and Related Disorders By Judith Coucouvanis, Autism Asperger Publishing Company, 2008

***We may have copies of these books in our lending library. Please call us at 352-273-0581 if you are interested in borrowing one.***

2. Other



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In this presentation, Cathy Zenko defines accommodations and lists examples of common accommodations.  Viewers will see a demonstration of the app, Notability, and learn about its different features.  Notability is a note taking app, which integrates writing, typing, drawing, and audio/video recording to create a single note or to annotate PDF’s.

Navigate the ins and outs of the dating world, while also focusing on dealing with friendships and relationships for those on the autism spectrum.