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Leticia Alanis, BCaBA

Leticia Alanis, BCaBA

Leticia Alaniz graduated from the University of Texas Pan American with a Bachelor of Science in Psychology. She is a graduate student at the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley pursuing a Master of Arts in Experimental Psychology with a focus on applied behavior analysis. She received her certification as a board certified assistant behavior analyst in March 2017.

Ready, Set, Potty Time!

Posted by on in Parent Tips
Toilet training is considered a pivotal skill for young children to master. Toilet training based on positive reinforcement can be an enjoyable experience for children with autism. This milestone allows individuals to participate in community activities and decreases a number of negative consequences that may occur (i.e. diminished personal hygiene, stigmatism, physical discomfort) (Cicero,, 2002). Thus, it is an important skill to teach.
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