Baby robins remain in their nest for about 13 days. Just about every time the nestlings gulp down some food, they poop. Let's see—that's 13 days x 4 babies x insects and worms on average each day. That's a LOT of poop! How on earth do robins keep their nest clean?
Journalist and medical writer Patti Kelly has been writing health and parenting articles within the health care industry since A registered nurse, she has experience as a direct care provider, medical writer and translator. The inability of an individual to control when he has a bowel movement is called fecal incontinence. While a disorder involving the gastrointestinal or neurological system is typically the cause of fecal incontinence, other conditions may also result in a loss of bowel control. Fecal incontinence affects people of all ages, including adults.
There is almost no literature available on training the older child with autism. Animated characters on videos do not explain the elimination process or show exactly what to do. There are also other factors that come into play for children with autism: sensory issues, gastrointestinal concerns, anxiety, resistance to change, and often no social motivation to please the parents.