Activities of Daily Living

Teaching Activities of Daily Living (ADLs) to Teens and Adults
Toilet Training


Teaching Activities of Daily Living (ADLs) to Teens and Adults

Interested in learning how to increase independence for the teens or adults with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) in your life?  In this workshop, participants will learn strategies to teach teens and adults Activities of Daily Living (ADLs) that will increase their independence.  Participants will learn:

  • How to determine what ADLs are appropriate to teach and where to start when teaching
  • Teaching strategies that are effective and manageable to implement
  • How to set up a system of reinforcement that will maintain motivation and independence

Clock hours for certificated school staff available upon request.

Who should attend: Parents, educators, and providers of individuals with ASD ages 13 years and up.

Content level: Beginner

Cost: $105 per person

*This workshop is not currently scheduled. Sign up to receive emails about future UW Autism Center workshops.

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No More Diapers!
Toilet Training for Individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorders

This training will focus on toileting supports and toilet training techniques geared toward independent toileting skills. Participants will learn how to identify toilet readiness skills, collecting data, developing a toileting plan, and problem solving common barriers to independence that children with ASD may encounter.

Clock hours for certificated school staff available upon request.

Who should attend: Parents, teachers, and caregivers of children ages 2 years and up.

Content level: Beginner

Cost: $80 per person

*This workshop is not currently scheduled. Sign up to receive emails about future UW Autism Center workshops.

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For more information, please contact us at 1.877.408.UWAC (8922) or uwautism@uw.edu.

Cancellation Policy:
Cancellations received at least two business weeks prior to course start date are eligible to receive a full refund less a $20 administrative fee. Cancellations must be received in writing by e-mail, fax, or U.S. mail prior to the stated deadline. Cancellations received after the stated deadline will forfeit the full registration fee. Refunds will not be available for registrants who choose not to attend a class. UW Autism Center reserves the right to cancel a course due to low enrollment, inclement weather, or other circumstances that would make the course non-viable. If UW Autism Center cancels a course, registrants will be notified within 24 hours of the first class date and offered a full refund or the option to transfer registration to another course.
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