North Carolina Early Learning and Development Progressions: Birth to Five

Domain: NC Foundations for Early Learning: Health and Physical Development (HPD)

Subdomain: Self-Care

Goal: Children develop independence in caring for themselves and their environment.

Skill Progression: Toileting

Age: 36-42 Months

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Boys urinate while standing up

Situations for Observation of Skill

Interview the adult.

Elicitation Strategy

Ask about the child’s bathroom independence and the boy’s ability to use a urinal or toilet in standing.

Behavior Observed

Boys have achieved independence and the ability to use the traditional male approach to urination.

Routines-based Intervention (Embedded Instruction)

Encourage fathers to model for sons how to use a urinal.

 North Carolina Department of Public Instruction, 2015

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