Parent information session at Bains Road Preschool
Jun
2019

Parent information session at Bains Road Preschool

This was a 2.5 hour group organised by the Bains Road Inclusive Preschool at Morphett Vale SA. It was attended by a group of parents and educators with an interest in toilet training strategies for young children with a developmental disability. The presentation covered developmental stages, signs of readiness and strategies to set up for success.

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Parent Information Session for Playford Community Services
Jun
2019

Parent Information Session for Playford Community Services

A small, informal parent discussion for 2 hours about the introduction of toilet training for young children and management of toilet training challenges. Lots of questions and discussion about individual concerns.

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VCRC state conference 2019
May
2019

VCRC state conference 2019

Presentation of a paper titled: 'Getting the Bowels Right in Early Toilet Training. Tips and Success Stories.' Conference was held at the RACV Resort at Torquay on the Great Ocean Road, Victoria. Attended by about 200 medical practitioners, continence nurses and physiotherapists.

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Rural SA outreach visit
May
2019

Rural SA outreach visit

Travel to Kingston, Naracoorte and Mount Gambier in the south east region of South Australia. Provided individual family consultations, parent information session and professional mentor time. Such a beautiful region with lovely beaches, winery and of course, the Blue Lake!

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Parent information session at Naracoorte North Kindergarten, SA.
May
2019

Parent information session at Naracoorte North Kindergarten, SA.

A 2 hour information session about with an introduction to toilet training for young children. About 20 parents and educators attended this session with lots of discussion about healthy dietary fibre and fluid intake, how to set children up for success with toilet training, as well as management of specific difficulties with night time bedwetting and toilet refusal.

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Panel of experts for the CFA webinar recorded 3-04-2019
Apr
2019

Webinar presented by Continence Foundation of Australia (CFA)

A 1 hour live webinar with discussion and questions recorded in Melbourne with a panel of 4 participants. The webinar was presented with a focus on understanding toilet training for children with special needs within the school sector. The topic is relevant for teachers in both mainstream and special education systems. A recording of this webinar 'Special Needs Children and Their Toileting' is available via the Continence Foundation of Australia (CFA) website OR You-Tube.

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Information Session at Margaret Ives Community Children's Centre
Apr
2019

Information Session at Margaret Ives Community Children's Centre

This 2 hour toilet training information session was presented as part of an innovative and collaborative education day with other early childhood development speakers. Held at the Margaret Ives Community Children's Centre, this session was attended by both parents and early childhood educators. The presentation focussed on the introduction of positive toilet training strategies with young children - how to set your child up for success! Well attended session with lots of great questions ...

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Information Session at Gowrie SA Children's Centre
Feb
2019

Information Session at Gowrie SA Children's Centre

A 2.5 hour information session held for parents, educators and care providers about toilet training strategies for young children with a developmental disability. Held in collaboration with Gowrie SA Children's Centre. Adelaide February 2019.

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Professional presentation at Inclusive Directions, Adelaide.
Dec
2018

Professional presentation at Inclusive Directions, Adelaide.

A 4 hour presentation for paediatric allied health clinicians and educators with Inclusive Directions, now named Benevolent Society, in Adelaide. Presentation on a professional framework to support toilet training with children and young people with developmental disabilities. Adelaide December 2018.

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Parent workshop at The Avenues College Children's Centre, Adelaide
Dec
2018

Parent workshop at The Avenues College Children's Centre, Adelaide

A 2 hour information session about the introduction of toilet training for young children. Individual strategies discussed with parents for implementation at home. A follow-up informal discussion session was conducted 2 weeks later with the same parent group. Further information about management of specific difficulties was discussed, as well as strategies for monitoring progress. Held in collaboration with The Avenues College Children's Centre. Adelaide November - December 2018.

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