So, many of you have asked how to help a child’s toileting skills? A child has to be able to master many different skills in order to become independent when going to the toilet. However, once they have gained control over their bladder and bowel, they then need to learn how to clean themselves.
Today we practiced the skills needed for independent toileting. We used our dominant hand to practice reaching behind us, mimicking the action needed for toileting.
Watch out for the next stage of how to help a child’s toileting skills!
Don’t forget to check out our Tip of the Week page for more helpful hints on other daily challenges for our SPD and DCD children. https://www.treetopsoccupationaltherapy.co.uk/category/news/tip-of-the-week/
We have a great Facebook page too that posts daily tips for schools, families and other professionals. https://www.facebook.com/TreeTopsChildrensOccupationalTherapy
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