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Modifications for Toilet Training

Modifications for Toilet Training

Modifications for Toilet Training In order for a child to be completely independent and physically ready when using the toilet, it requires a significant amount of higher level gross motor skills.  If a child has delays in gross motor skills that are affecting toilet training, you may need to provide modifications for toilet training.  Here […]

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10 Tips to Help Children with Toileting

Help Children with Toileting

10 Tips to Help Children with Toileting Whether it be toilet training a young child or helping a school-aged child with a bathroom routine, there can be many obstacles to overcome to reach full independence in the bathroom.  There are many factors to toileting such as body functions, age, physical environment, motor skills, communication skills […]

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Toilet Training and Gross Motor Skills

The Functional Skills for Kids series written by occupational and physical therapy bloggers on developing 12 functional skills for children continues today with the topic of toilet training.  Each month throughout 2016, we will discuss the development of one functional skill in children addressing the many components of that skill.  The ability to complete the […]

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Best Time to Toilet Train

A recent study in the Journal of Pediatric Urology indicated that the best time to toilet train a child is between 24 and 32 months of age. Children who did not receive toilet training until after 32 months had more issues with bed wetting, day wetting and urge incontinence. The researchers concluded that the timing […]