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My 7 year old has autism...she is in a school for MRDD. There are 2 other children in her class with autism, one with downs, one in a wheel chair the others I am not sure about but there are 8 kids counting her. Her class is k-3rd and there is the teacher and an aide in her class. My daughter is not toilet trained and wears pull ups. Last year in her pre-k class she wet through her pants maybe once a month but they really tried to get her to go on the potty, even if she didn't do anything they still made her sit on it. This year she comes home almost everyday with her "Accident" pants on and a note saying that they changed her because she peed through her pants.
(Accident pants are the spare pants I send in case of an accident).
My daughter will go all night, have a wet diaper but it does not soak through, and when she is home or with my mom, she stays dry all day because we put her on the potty on a schedule and most of the time get her to at least pee. Sometimes she might wet before we take her but never has she soaked her outter pants and needed to have them changed. I even put under pants over her diaper. My mom suggests getting plastic panties and putting on her but what I don't understand is why this is happening. Are they not even changing her? I can see her wetting her diaper, staff is limited, but how on earth is she peeing clear through the pull up, the underpants and her jeans/sweats etc...
It doesn't make any sense to me and I am about to go to the school and start toileting her myself.
Anyone else have this issue? Any suggestions? Thanks all.
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