Potty Training and Autism

Posted on February 12, 2018

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:

Here are conversations that have taken place about potty training:

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.

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A MyAutismTeam Member said:

My son is 8 year old nonverbal autistic. He will come to me and put my hand on his butt, and wait for me to say "go use the potty"! That's to poop. We… read more

posted 3 months ago


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