Tips for Parents: Potty Training Strategies for Children with Autism who Need More Time


When it comes to potty training a child with autism, the process may be delayed depending on the child’s abilities. However, seeking advice from a behavioural specialist can make the process easier. In this free parenting video, a clinical psychologist provides helpful tips on potty training an autistic child. The expert, Dr Deborah Wheeler, is also the vice president of academic affairs at Argosy University in Salt Lake City, Utah. The video was filmed by Michael Burton.


My name is Adi, and I am the proud parent of Saar, a lively 17-year-old who happens to have autism. I have created a blog,, with the aim to share our family's journey and offer guidance to those who may be going through similar experiences.Saar, much like any other teenager, has a passion for football, cycling, and music. He is also a budding pianist and enjoys painting. However, his world is somewhat distinct. Loud sounds can be overwhelming, sudden changes can be unsettling, and understanding emotions can be challenging. Nevertheless, Saar is constantly learning and growing, and his unwavering resilience is truly remarkable.

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  1. 2023/05/12

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