Effect of Occupational Therapy Intervention in Training Toileting Skills of Autistic ChildrenJournal: International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR) (Vol.9, No. 4)
Publication Date: 2020-04-05
Authors : R. Renuchitra; M. Aranganathan; T. Jegadeesan;
Page : 1705-1708
Keywords : Autism; Toileting skills training; ADL; occupational therapy;
Aim: The aim of the study is to find out the effect of occupational therapy intervention in training toileting skills for Autism. Objectives: a) To assess the toileting skills of autistic children using Toilet training skills checklist. b) To assess the Activities of Daily Living skills of autistic children using Weefim. c) To evaluate the effect of occupational therapy intervention on toileting skills of autistic children. Methodology: There are 5 subjects included on the basis of convenient sampling method. The ABA study design was used. The subjects were evaluated using toilet training checklist and Weefim to analyze their skills. The intervention period is eight weeks. The toileting skills are scheduled in their daily routines. Result: Statistical analysis shows that there is significant improvement ( t = 9.40) in toileting skills of autistic children. Conclusion: The conclusion of the study indicates that an occupational therapy intervention has a significant effect on improving toileting skills of autistic children.
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