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Top Tips for Toilet Training Children with Down’s Syndrome

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It is often assumed that because children with Down’s syndrome have delayed development, they will inevitably be delayed toilet training. Healthcare professionals often advise parents and carers to wait until the child seems ready.  However, there is no evidence or even agreement among experts about what is meant by being ready. In addition, toilet training […]

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Speak to Our Bladder and Bowel UK Team at Kidz to Adultz Middle

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Many parents and carers worry about toilet training their children. This can be so much more difficult for children who have disabilities, particularly if advice is to wait until the child seems ready. Many children with disabilities, particularly those with processing or learning problems do not understand that they should be using a toilet, are […]

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Cooper’s Journey with Cerebral Palsy

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January’s Inspirational Story goes to, Kerrie Keen, 37 years old who talks about her son’s journey with cerebral palsy. Kerrie is married to her husband, Owen and is a proud mum to her 15 year old son and 4 year old identical twin boys, Cooper and Lucas. If you would like to catch up with […]

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5 Questions About Life with Muscular Dystrophy

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You may remember that we featured a guest blog in November last year about a young woman with muscular dystrophy. Since then, we’ve discovered another young woman, Carrie Aimes, founder of Life on the Slow Lane, lifestyle and disability blog. Carrie has lived with muscular dystrophy for 29 years (her whole life). And we took […]

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Raising Awareness of Toilet Training Children with Disabilities

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Toilet training is an area of normal child development that causes anxiety for many families. However, when a child has a disability it is an even bigger hurdle for parents and carers, although the children, particularly those with learning or sensory disabilities are not usually concerned. Often families are advised that they should not worry […]

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