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Doctor insights on: How To Potty Train A Rebellious Toddler Boy

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How long should it take for toddler boys to potty train?

How long should it take for toddler boys to potty train?

Very variable: Some toddlers train by age 18 months, others can take up to 4-years. Toddlers will be toilet trained, by day, when they want to be. Lots of normal toddlers realise that they have something in life about themselves that they can control and then use the potty when they want to. All this is within normal limits. Please be patient and don't make a fuss. Positive reinforcement works best. Good luck! ...Read more

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If my toddler won't potty train or talk, could he have autism?

If my toddler won't potty train or talk, could he have autism?

Depends on age: Children vary a lot in when they develop these skills. Many toddlers don't do either for a long time. If the child is emotionally relating to you it probably is not autism but you should review his or her development with you pediatrician if you are worried. ...Read more

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What's the most effective way to potty train a 3 year old boy with sensory issues?

What's the most effective way to potty train a 3 year old boy with sensory issues?

TOILET TRAINING: When child is ready, use training pants to use in the potty. Bring him with you when you go bm. Do not force him or scare him during the training sessions. ...Read more

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How do I potty train an autistic 3yr old boy, when i haven't potty trained anybody before? He pulls off his clothes & runs around naked, is he ready?

Readiness for: Toileting includes his being able to pull his pants up & down, say/sign "pee-pee, poo-poo or potty" & sense when he needs to "go." if he's in early childhood special education through your local school district, teachers sometimes help with tt.. (if not, call child find for assessment). His aba therapist can help, also. "steps to independence" is a good book.See www.Autism-society.Org. ...Read more

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How can I potty train my child with developmental disabilities?

How can I potty train my child with developmental disabilities?

Patiently...: Toilet {or "potty"} training is difficult in and of itself; throwing any disability into the mix adds another level of difficulty. Sometimes the 'team' approach is best; and positive reinforcement is helpful. I do not know the exact nature of the disability so i cannot be more specific except do draw from my own parenting experience...When your child is ready then it happens; and not before. ...Read more

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How can you potty-train a child with hirschprung's disease symptoms?

HIRSCHPRUNG's D.: Potty training is not the problem here. It is important to diagnose the congenital anomally to correct the aganglionic portion of the colon by surgery before getting complicated with toxic megacolon. ...Read more

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Is being able to potty train your autistic child a good prognostic sign?

Is being able to potty train your autistic child a good prognostic sign?

it's a good step: Depends on age ; other factors, but overall not that predictive of ultimate competence, but any developmental progress is good. There are many things as important, or moreso, but celebrate every step forward by your child. And, I am happy for you t; your child - because toilet training is much more convenient ; pleasing for all. ...Read more

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How can try to potty train my child (at 5yo) who's having accidents and just doesn't want to go on his own?

Assist/ Reward: One drag on toilet training is the mixed messages a kid gets if you follow him around asking if he needs to go. If he doesn't, he is sad he can't produce, if he needs to go & you are not there asking, he may not be able to hold it until you do.(again sad). If you tell him you will help, he picks the time (which is crucial)& you assist.(no sadness).A reward system helps motivate & can work overnight. ...Read more

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How to potty train your challenged child?

How to potty train your challenged child?

You can't make him!!: First be sure your child is ready. Get a potty chair to practice. Ask your child to let you know when the diaper is wet or dirty. Set aside some time for the process, catch the child in the act of pooping, offer small rewards, never force a child but you can coax him/her gently.Never punish and have patience, it will happen. ...Read more

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How will i know my child is ready to potty train?

How will i know my child is ready to potty train?

Potty training: He will start to stay dry for longer periods of time when it comes time for a stool he will start going through a "ritual dance" before having a stool. ...Read more

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