Developing Readiness and Positive Toileting Behaviour for Children with Special Needs

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Fees (Please note that the fees listed are for your reference only. The final course fee may vary.)
Name Fee (Excludes GST) Fee (Includes GST)
Full Course Fee $ 650.00 $ 695.50
Nett Fee (after SSG funding) $ 65.00 $ 69.55


Toilet training is often a challenge for professionals working with children with special needs. In this course, participants will learn to examine factors that affect toilet training, such as the child’s readiness, emotionality or developmental factors. Additionally, participants will learn to identify the child's current toileting needs through data gathering and analysis followed by the identification of the optimal timing to begin toilet training, and the strategies to support their toilet training.

Target Participants:

Target audience includes professionals who need to interact and work with children and adolescents with disabilities at their workplace. This may include care support staff, programme support staff, teacher aides, therapy aides, and social work associates.
The skills and knowledge for this course, which the learner is assumed to possess, are as follows:
• basic understanding of the different types of disabilities
• basic understanding of the characteristics of the different types of disabilities

Learning Outcome:

By the end of the course, learners will be able to: • Identify the toileting needs of children with special needs • Select a data gathering method to suit current routine • Determine the appropriate time for toilet training for children with special needs • Choose appropriate strategies to improve positive toileting behaviour of children with special needs


This course will be conducted at:

Rainbow Centre Training & Consultancy
The Pod
501 Margaret Drive
Singapore 149306

Please click here for directions. Details will be shared with successful applicants nearer the course date.

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Trainer Profile:

Ms Faridah Ali Chang is a principal trainer and consultant with Rainbow Centre Training and Consultancy (RCTC) and is a registered psychologist (Singapore). She trains and consults locally and regionally, with more than 18 years of experience in teaching and managing children with special needs and conducting formal/informal assessments for learning and behaviour intervention. Ms Chang has also presented on various topics on disabilities at local and overseas conferences and seminars.
Ms Chang is certified in the Treatment & Education of Autistic and other related Communication handicapped Children (TEACCH) Level 1, Orton-Gillingham approach for children with Dyslexia, the Autism Diagnostic Interview-Revised (ADI-R) and is also a certified MBTI practitioner. Her graduate research focused on the quality of life of adults with special needs in Singapore, especially those with multiple disabilities.

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