Bowel & Bladder Assessment Pack: A guide for carers and professionals helping children and young people with a learning disability, physical disability, autism or complex needs to be successful with toileting
By Charmaine Champ
Some children and teenagers with a learning disability, physical disability, autism or complex needs remain incontinent of the bowel and bladder.
This has a serious impact on their self-esteem and on social and play activities. For parents and carers at home or in school there are added time pressures, increased physical demands and very significant costs.