Parent Training: Foundations to Teaching your Child Toileting

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This is a pre-recorded event. Once registered, you will receive an email to view the presentation and download the slides.

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Parent Training Series

Foundations to Teaching your Child Toileting

Presented by: Kerry Wittel, M.S., Ed. 

Hosted by: FAU CARD

Participants will demonstrate understanding of varied approaches for toilet training individuals with autism or a related disability

Training Objective:

1. To provide families the readiness skills necessary to start toilet training

2. To provide families information on data collection

3. To provide families various approaches to toilet training individuals with autism

About the Presenter

Kerry Wittel earned her Master’s Degree in Special Education from Florida International University.

For over a decade Kerry has taught students with Autism Spectrum Disorders and related disabilities throughout Palm Beach County. During her time teaching Kerry co-authored the Palm Beach County School Districts English Language Arts Adaptive Curriculum, mentored undergraduate and graduate students from local universities, as well as new teachers in the school district. Prior to moving to Florida from Connecticut, Kerry taught at a private special education hospital-based facility for students in grades K–12. Kerry maintains licensure in Exceptional Student Education (K-12), Prekindergarten/Primary Education (age 3 through grade 3), Elementary Education (K-6), as well as endorsements in Autism and English as a Second Language.

Having an adult child on the Autism spectrum gives Kerry a unique professional and personal perspective. She is dedicated to supporting children, families, teachers and the community.


The FAU Center for Autism and Related Disabilities (CARD) provides expert consulting, training and support, at no charge, for people with autism and related disabilities, their families and the professionals serving them. FAU CARD’s goal is to optimize the potential of the individuals we serve by helping them become valued members of their communities, enabling them to learn, work, communicate and socialize. If an accommodation(s) for a disability is required, please call 561-297-2055 or e-mail us at, a minimum of 5 working days in advance of the date of the event. As a 501 (c)(3) non-profit organization, we have had to rely on the community for support. Help us provide free support and assistance to people with autism and related disabilities. To donate to FAU CARD visit: 

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