Be Safe: Using a Urinal Social Story
This resource, part of the Be Safe resource collection, is a social story that explains some of the unspoken social rules around using a urinal in a men's bathroom.
Sometimes bathrooms have urinals.
Urinals are only for peeing.
Other people want space when they are using a urinal.
If there is more than one urinal,I should not use one that is next to someone else.
If there are not extra urinals,it is okay to use one next to someone else.
I should not talk to other people when I am using the urinal.
When I use a urinal, I should only pull the front of my pants down.
I should not pull my pants the whole way down.
When I am done peeing, I should pull my pants up before I walkaway from the urinal
Sometimes urinals have things in them to make them smell better.
I should not touch anything in the urinal or in the bathroom.
I should wash my hands with soap and water before I leave the bathroom.
This information was developed by the Autism Services, Education, Resources, and Training Collaborative (ASERT). For more information, please contact ASERT at 877-231-4244 or info@PAautism.org. ASERT is funded by the Bureau of Supports for Autism and Special Populations, PA Department of Human Services.