Potty training can be a long and difficult process for children on the autism spectrum. Parents of kids with autism may find that potty training takes longer because of the difficulty communicating with their children what to do and what to expect.
On MyAutismTeam, the social network and online support group for parents of kids with autism, members often talk about a range of personal experiences and struggles. Potty training is one of the top 10 topics most discussed.
Here are a few question-and-answer threads about potty training:
How old were some of your children on the spectrum when they potty trained?
Here are conversations that have taken place about potty training:
How long should I let him sit on the potty vs how long he should be off?
Potty training a 7-year-old, severe ASD non-verbal is no easy task.
Have another topic you'd like to discuss or explore? Go to MyAutismTeam today and start the conversation. You'll be surprised just how many others may share similar stories.