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Beware the Well Intentioned Rule: “It Goes in the Water” –Not!

Eventually, we heard the musical sound of “plunky dunk” and would celebrate long and loud,– repeating the rule, “ Yay, Poopie goes in the water!” Like most toddlers Mark could not wait to see his little turds whirling in circles into the toilet’s deep beyond. “See Markie, Poopie goes in the nice clean water!” Continue reading

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It Goes In The Water! Down syndrome Potty Training

WE always met Special Needs parents who thought modifications were an admission of failure or an embarrassment. Go figure. We learned to find’em, invent’em, and USE’EM! Continue reading

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