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Toilet Training


We have been trying to toilet train our five year old, but have had little success. Can you help us understand what factors are involved in this process and when we might expect to see some gains?

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Toilet training is a developmental task that cannot occur until there is awareness of bowel and bladder functioning and neurological readiness. Although the average age of toilet training in children with CdLS is slightly over three years, there are still individuals who became toilet trained at age seven. So try not to get discouraged and keep up with the attempts!

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