PHOTO: Herman Bustamante, Jr./Times

First graders, Wesley School, Houston, Texas: "One of the school's special aspects is its regimented bathroom break every morning," Contra Costa Times, February 11, 2001 [Emphasis added.]

See related materials:

  1. Health Risks to Children Associated With Forced Retention of Bodily Waste - A statement by health care professionals

  2. Are Your Children Safe in School? - Confronting the Issue of Teachers who Deny Toilet Use, by Laurie couture

  3. University of Iowa Study: Elementary Schools Need A Lesson In Bathroom Breaks, by Christopher Cooper, M.D.

  4. The Medical Risks Of Forced Retention of Urine, by Laurie A. Couture, M.Ed., 2003
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  5. Letters from Parents About Denial of Toilet Usage in their Child’s School
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  6. Forced Retention of Bodily Waste: The Most Overlooked Form of Child Maltreatment by Laurie A. Couture, 2001

  7. Using the Bathroom Is Your Right, Not a Privilege! By Laurie A. Couture

  8. Letter to the New York Times Re: "Teacher in Urination Flap", by Laurie A. Couture, February 11, 2000

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