Basic Behavioral Approaches to Toilet Training and Sleep Problems for Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder

  • 16 Oct 2015
  • 9:00 AM - 12:30 PM
  • Autism Connection of PA, 35 Wilson Street #101, Pittsburgh, PA 15223
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Basic Behavioral Approaches to Toilet Training and Sleep Problems for Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder

 Presented by

Ryan Delaney


Friday, October 16, 2015

9:00  a.m. – 12:30 p.m.  

Autism Connection of PA

35 Wilson Street #101

Pittsburgh, PA 15223

Continuing Education Credits Available:

AOTA, Act 48, Social Workers

BCBA pending approval

Ryan Delaney is a Board Certified Behavior Analyst at Southwestern Human Services.  He has been privileged to work with children, adolescents, and adults with disabilities for over 15 years.  Ryan is also an instructor at the University of Pittsburgh where he teaches a number of classes within the Applied Behavior Analysis program.

Program Description

This workshop begins with an overview of behavior-based toilet training interventions for children with ASD.  This will include prerequisite considerations, protocols, and possible challenges of home-based toileting programs. There will be time for group discussion of specific questions from the audience.  The second half will be focused on behavioral assessment and treatment of sleep problems that are prevalent for children with ASD.  

Learning Objectives

At the conclusion of this program, participants will:

  • Define toilet training readiness
  • Demonstrate understanding of the protocol in toilet training
  • Have the ability to create a behavioral assessment and treatment plan for sleep problems

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