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Tom needs to go : a book about how to use public toilets safely for boys and young men with autism and related conditions / Kate E. Reynolds ; illustrated by Jonathon Powell.

By: Reynolds, Kate E [author].
Contributor(s): Powell, Jonathon [illustrator.].
Publisher: London : Jessica Kingsley Publishers, 2015Description: 29 p. : col. ill. ; 17 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9781849055215 (alk. paper); 1849055211 (alk. paper).Subject(s): AUTISM | SPECIAL NEEDS | ADOLESCENTS | MALES | PUBLIC TOILETS | PERSONAL SAFETY | HEALTH EDUCATION | LIFE SKILLS | PERSONAL HYGIENE | CHILDRENSummary: "When Tom is out shopping with his mother, he needs to go to the toilet. Tom knows that public toilets are different to his toilet at home. There are urinals and cubicles and he has to decide which to use. This visual resource helps parents and carers teach boys and young men with autism or other special needs about how to use public toilets safely. It covers the subtleties of social etiquette including where to stand and look, as well as practicalities such as remembering to lock the cubicle door. With simple and effective illustrations throughout, the book is the perfect starting point for teaching independence when using public toilets." - BOOK JACKET
List(s) this item appears in: Personal safety books.Nov16 | Preparation for employment. March 2017 | travel safely August 2017. CM | Adolescence and autism. July 2018 F | Teen Life Programme - Session 5 | Toileting- older children-adults. March 2019 CM | Secondary Life Skills (Cat) April 17
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"When Tom is out shopping with his mother, he needs to go to the toilet. Tom knows that public toilets are different to his toilet at home. There are urinals and cubicles and he has to decide which to use. This visual resource helps parents and carers teach boys and young men with autism or other special needs about how to use public toilets safely. It covers the subtleties of social etiquette including where to stand and look, as well as practicalities such as remembering to lock the cubicle door. With simple and effective illustrations throughout, the book is the perfect starting point for teaching independence when using public toilets." - BOOK JACKET

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