Effective Toilet Training for Individuals with ASD and Other Developmental Disabilities – 10/23/19

Effective Toilet Training for Individuals with ASD and Other Developmental Disabilities

Frank R. Cicero, PhD, BCBA, LBA(NY)

Live Event Information:

  • Date: Wednesday, 10/23/19
  • Time: 10:00am-1:00pm eastern (New York)

Recording Information

  • This webinar is presented LIVE and will be recorded. All registrants have the opportunity to attend LIVE and/or view the recording during the 5 day limited access period that begins the day after the live webinar.
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Toilet training is a skill that, once learned, greatly improves the independence and quality of life of the individual. This workshop will introduce the audience to reinforcement-based techniques for increasing appropriate toileting. Topics will include both urination training and bowel training. Teaching effective communication skills will also be discussed. The procedures that will be discussed have been shown to be appropriate for use with individuals of any age and level of disability. Effectiveness will be displayed through case studies and treatment data. Staff and parent training will be emphasized. This webinar includes content appropriate for BCaBAs, junior BCBAs, and senior BCBAs, as well as for other professionals working with individuals with autism and other developmental disabilities.

Learning Objectives:

After attending this webinar, participants will be able to identify components of and select:
1) appropriate assessment of toilet training and needs;
2) effective urination training intervention
3) effective bowel training intervention
4) efficient data collection procedures 


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Continuing Education:

  • Behavior Analysts:  3 type II CEs Live ro Recording
  • Psychologists:  3 CEs Live or Recording
  • Social Workers and Certified Counselors:  NA
  • Teachers: Acquire professional development hours for watching this event. Discuss the event with your supervisor to determine if it is eligible.

For ABAC’s continuing education approvals statements please view our Continuing Education page


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10:00 am: Introduction

10:05 am: Presentation begins

11:30 am: 10 minute break

11:40 am: First Q&A Session- submit questions via chat

11:50 am: Presentation resumes

12:45 pm: Q&A submit questions for chat

1:00 pm: Submit attendance codes, take post-test, and fill out confidential evaluation form.


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Dr. Frank Cicero is a New York State licensed psychologist, licensed behavior analyst and board certified behavior analyst with over 20 experience working in the fields of applied behavior analysis and autism spectrum disorders. He received his master’s degree in school psychology from St. John’s University and his doctoral degree in educational psychology from the City University of New York Graduate Center. Dr. Cicero is currently an assistant professor and ABA program director for Seton Hall University, New Jersey. Prior to this position, he served as the Director of Psychological Services for the Eden II Programs, an applied behavior analysis agency in the New York City area serving children and adults on the autism spectrum. Dr. Cicero continues a private practice for child/adolescent psychology and ABA and conducts program consultations in best practice treatment for autism, developmental disabilities and problem behavior. Dr. Cicero frequently conducts workshops and trainings nationally on a variety of topics within his fields of expertise. He also has several publications including peer reviewed articles, book chapters and a training book titled “Toilet Training Success: A Guide for Teaching Individuals with Developmental Disabilities.” 


Presenter Disclosure Statement:

Dr. Cicero receives speaker fees for presenting for ABAC. Dr. Cicero does not earn royalties from any of the products mentioned in this event. 




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