Children should be taught and expected to participate as they can in age appropriate self care needs

Hygiene-Primary School

Toilet training is an age appropriate skill to teach at this age. It may be a lengthy process and look different for each child. Allow your child to complete any and all steps they are able to.

Habit Training: When a child voids on the toilet when prompted to do so, on an external support's cue, such as a timer or and adult prompt.
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Toilet Training: When a child independently completes all steps of the toileting process including withholding and initiation to go.
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Diapering: Some individuals will always require diapers. Below is a fact sheet to help you minimize the cost.
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Tooth Brushing: This should be completed 2 times a day with adult support. 

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Hand washing: This is an important life long self care skill that promotes health and wellness.

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