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 enter bathroom and urinate and have BM independently

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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