Toilet Training for Children with Autism: Strategies for Success

April 05, 2017, 11:30 am to 12:30 pm

This presentation will provide user friendly strategies and practical tools for parents of children with developmental concerns to facilitate their children’s toilet training skills. Parents are encouraged to bring questions!

Presentation Objectives:

Participants will:

  • Identify when your child is ready for toilet training
  • Teach cooperative sitting on the toilet
  • Learn strategies to decrease accidents and increase appropriate voids on the toilet
  • Establish groundwork for teaching children to self-initiate and/or communicate for using the bathroom

Presenter: Elizabeth Stratis, Ph.D.

Elizabeth received her PhD from The Ohio State University, specializing in Child Clinical Psychology and Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities.  She is currently completing her post-doctoral fellowship at the Kennedy Krieger Institute's Behavioral Psychology Pediatric Developmental Disorders Clinic, where she specializes in providing behavioral therapy services to youth with autism and other developmental concerns.  Elizabeth's research interests focus on assessment and diagnostic issues as well as co-occurring behavioral problems and mental health concerns in youth with autism. 


Center for Autism and Related Disorders (CARD)
Kennedy Krieger Institute
3901 Greenspring Avenue
Creamer Building
Third Floor, Large Conference Room
Baltimore, MD 21211


Parents, family members and professionals

This is a FREE training! To register, visit or call Hanna Hutter at (443) 923-7596.

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