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Potty Training a Child With Down Syndrome

Potty training for children with Down's syndrome can be challenging. Parents of these sweet children are often stumped about when to begin training.

Below are some general guidelines about when to start the training process with intellectually disabled children. (Taken from the website 'Down Syndrome and Beyond' at )

  • If the child's IQ is 70, start training at age 3
  • If the child's IQ is 50, start training at age 4
For far more information about toilet training children with disabilities, please visit the Down Syndrome and Beyond page on toilet training at .

I am certainly no expert on this topic but the authors of this website certainly have extensive knowledge, tips, and advice. Their experience seems to be from first-hand knowledge - they are also raising a child with Down's Syndrome. Check it out!
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