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: 48-54 Months

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May have occasional night bed-wetting

Situations for Observation of Skill

Interview adult.

Elicitation Strategy

Ask about dryness at night and occasional bed-wetting.

Behavior Observed

Most children are dry all night, but some may still have bed-wetting occurrences.

Routines-based Intervention (Embedded Instruction)

Assure parents that many children have occasional bouts of bed-wetting. If this is a consistent problem, consultation with a professional may be helpful.

 North Carolina Department of Public Instruction, 2015

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