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25 Jan 2013

Incontinence
I have been tasked to source a donation of nappies for a smallish 12 year-old boy, who has incontinence. I was told its because he has Autism. I am not sure that is accurate. Have you heard of this is it common?

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01 Jan 0001

Hello Hazel

many children with autism who have not had treatment will have difficulty with toilet training and still require nappies. i am not sure whether incontinence is the issue? if it is only incontinence then no, it is not common and is often treatable.
i hope that helps.
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