Potty Training Tips for Boys and Girls

Learn the best potty training tips for toddlers and kids with characteristics for autism. The following pages are great for giving you all of the necessary information you need to get your child trained.

With printable reward charts, certificates for children, and more, you couldn’t have more tools at your fingertips. Teaching children to use the toilet can be frustrating, but it doesn’t have to be. Whether you have a child with autism symptoms or toddler with ADHD, just read each page and follow the tips and recommendations. Potty training is possible!

When to start potty training

Knowing the right potty training age for your child can be half the battle in getting your child trained. Your child should not only have the readiness signs, but also be able to perform the necessary behaviors needed to independently use the toilet. Learn what these are by clicking the link above.

How to Start Potty Training Little Boys and Girls

Learn some potty training tips for boys and girls, such as what behaviors to work on with your child and how to help your child acquire the necessary skills. Some of these include being able to communicate the need to go and pulling pants up and down independently.

Potty Training Tools

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Prior to starting the 3 day process, make sure you have the tools you need to make day one run smoothly. This provides a great list of things to aid in your child’s learning and help keep the focus on getting trained.

Using a Potty Chart

For many children one of the best tips is to use a potty chart that helps provide motivation for using the toilet and makes the process much more fun! Parents of kids with autism symptoms may also use these during discrete trial training for helping their child develop associated behaviors.

Free Charts to Download

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Potty Training in Three Days – Day 1

Finally, once your child is able to do all of the required skills, be sure to check out my recommended potty training tips for officially getting your child trained in a short period of time. While some parents assume that a child may need months of learning to use the bathroom instead of a diaper, there are tips for helping a child learn at a much more rapid pace that I personally used to train my own son.

Tips on Potty Training – Day 2

On the second day of the 3 day process, you will be in the maintenance phase. It’s important to continue following these recommended guidelines to ensure your child continues learning and applying the skills needed for independent toileting.

Potty Training Tips for Public Places – Day 3

On the third day of the 3 day process, you will want to work on using public restrooms. So, be sure to check out the tips for helping with this important aspect of getting your child completely trained.

Responding to Accidents

Learn tips for how to respond to potty training accidents that increase your child's ability to control his/her bladder and bowels. All children will have accidents when first getting toilet trained, so it's important to first recognize that this is an essential part of the learning process and know how to respond without causing any type of regression.

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Dealing with Regression

Some children often show regression after demonstrating that they are trained. Learn causes of this and ways to respond to symptoms of regression.

Potty Training a Bowel Movement

This is one of the most commonly reported problems I have found for parents, but it doesn’t have to be. Learn common reasons for children refusing to use the toilet for bowel movements along with great ideas and tips for solving this problem by clicking the link above. They'll even work for potty training children with autism in this area.

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