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ABA Potty Training in Chicago & The Surrounding Suburbs

Rise Up For Autism offers toilet training programs based on ABA methodology in Chicago and surrounding areas, designed to support children with Autism Spectrum Disorder and their needs.

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Our Premier ABA Toilet Training Program in Chicago


Rise Up For Autism is your trusted partner in specialized behavioral therapy and toilet training for children with autism. Our dedicated team leverages the principles of Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) to tailor a compassionate and effective potty training program. Designed to meet each child where they are, our program not only focuses on toilet training but also aims to boost confidence and independence, ensuring a positive impact on your child's daily life.

  • RBT Certified Therapists

  • 100+ Families Helped

  • Proud Partner of Joliet School District 86

  • Free Consultation

  • Flexible Full Time and Part-Time Therapy Options

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Steps Towards ABA Potty Training Program

Help your child develop a vital independent living skill with our ABA potty training program.

Initial Consultation

Start with a one-on-one consultation to discuss your child's needs and goals, as well as voice any concerns or ask any questions you may have.

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Benefit Check

Our team conducts a thorough review of your insurance benefits and explains your coverage and financial support options for ABA therapy. ​​Once enrolled in our ABA program, toilet training can begin.

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A comprehensive assessment is carried out by our BCBAs to identify your child's specific needs, setting the foundation for a customized therapy plan.

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Tailored ABA-based therapy sessions are initiated, focusing on positive reinforcement to encourage your child's progress and independence across a variety of skills, including toilet training.

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What Is an ABA Toilet Training Program?

Toilet training programs in an ABA therapy model are a specialized approach that employs Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) techniques to assist children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) in achieving toilet training success. This program is structured around the principles of behavior modification and positive reinforcement, making it highly effective for children who may experience challenges with traditional toilet training methods.

By breaking down the toilet training process into manageable steps, the program focuses on teaching children how to recognize bodily signals, develop routines, and use the toilet independently. The ultimate goal is to promote autonomy, boost self-esteem, and enhance the quality of life for both the child and their family through a supportive, evidence-based framework.

The Importance of Toilet Training Children with Autism

Toileting is arguably the most important life skill needed for independent living for both children with and without autism. It is also referred to as a key milestone for early childhood. However, research indicates that in children with autism, toilet skill acquisition or continence appears to be delayed or in some cases, never achieved. This presents significant limitations on educational, residential, and vocational placement skills and can lead to quality of life impairments. Given that more than half of the autism population report challenges with toileting, there is an urgency to toilet train individuals with autism. This is why our clinicians at Rise Up for Autism have made it a priority to target toileting as a skill to focus on during early intervention ABA therapy.

Our Approach to ABA Toilet Training

Our approach to ABA Toilet Training is grounded in understanding and meeting the individual needs of each child with compassion and expertise. Here is how we do it:

Personalized Assessment

Every child begins their journey with us through a thorough assessment. This allows us to understand their unique strengths, challenges, and readiness for toilet training. We consider factors like communication skills, sensory concerns, and previous toilet training experiences.

Customized Training Plan

Based on the assessment, we create a tailored toilet training plan. This plan uses ABA techniques to break down the toilet training process into small, manageable steps. Each step is designed to build on the child’s current abilities and work towards greater independence.

Positive Reinforcement

At the core of our method is positive reinforcement. We celebrate every success, no matter how small, to motivate and encourage the child. This positive feedback loop helps to build confidence and reduce anxiety around toilet training.

Parent and Caregiver Involvement

We believe that training is most effective when it extends beyond the clinic. Parents and caregivers are integral to the process. We provide them with the tools and strategies to support and reinforce learning at home, ensuring consistency and continuity.

Adjustment and Support

Our approach is flexible. We continuously monitor progress and are ready to adjust the plan as needed to address challenges or capitalize on breakthroughs. Our team provides ongoing support to both the child and their family, ensuring questions are answered, and concerns are addressed promptly.

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What Makes Us Different?

Early Intervention

We know that early intervention maximizes developmental gains and sets the foundation for lifelong skills.

Center-Based Therapy

Our center provides an enriching environment that promotes learning, encouraging faster progress in developing independent living skills.

School Readiness

Our programs include skills essential for school success, preparing children for the next steps in their education journey.

Qualified BCBAs and RBTs

Our specialists are Board Certified Behavior Analysts and Registered Behavior Technicians who deliver the highest quality care.

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Start your child's success story today! Sign up now to take the first step toward getting your child fully potty trained.

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Our Families Love Us


My child has benefited greatly from the ABA therapy program offered by Rise Up for Autism in Chicago. The center's caring and organized approach, along with the team's competence, have equipped my 6-year-old with the necessary tools for success.

Deuzt C.


Rise Up for Autism's team has been an extraordinary asset to our family. They deliver exceptional ABA therapy and have facilitated remarkable progress in our son's communication and social abilities.

Bonnie B.


Choosing to start our child at Rise Up for Autism for ABA therapy was the best decision we made. The personalized therapy plans, caring staff, and a welcoming atmosphere have made a significant impact on our child's growth. We are very grateful.

Liam S.


Rise Up for Autism's center-based facility in Chicago is highly recommended. For my three-year-old, it offers the ideal educational setting, and the therapists are not only highly qualified experts but also show a great deal of empathy and understanding.

Eric F.


Our experience with Rise Up for Autism has been truly exceptional. The dedication of the staff, the personalized approach to therapy, and the progress our child has made are beyond remarkable. We couldn't be happier with the support and care they provide.

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Our journey with Rise Up for Autism has been great! The therapists' dedication to our child's unique needs is evident and we've witnessed remarkable progress. We look forward to what's ahead!

Dennis G.


Chicago's Rise Up for Autism is fantastic! The counselors are skilled and compassionate. For my 4-year-old, the setting—which is comparable to school—has been beneficial. I value their commitment to assisting kids.

Gary G.


I'm really happy about Rise Up for Autism in Chicago! The therapists are doing a wonderful job treating my 6-year-old daughter, and I can tell that she is making progress in areas that will be important when she starts school.

Mary M.


My child has benefited greatly from the ABA therapy program offered by Rise Up for Autism in Chicago. My 6-year-old has all the tools he needs to achieve thanks to the team's experience and the center's organized, caring attitude.

King P.


Chicago's Rise Up for Autism is amazing! My three-year-old is in a friendly environment thanks to the kind personnel. The center's emphasis on tailored programs and an environment akin to a school has helped my child's progress.

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Leading Experts in ABA Potty Training

Dr. Carly Lapin

Dr. Carly Lapin


Kelly Finnegan

Kelly Finnegan

Co-Founder, Director of Business Administration

Anna Pajor

Anna Pajor

Director of Human Resources, SPHR

Jennifer Vorce

Jennifer Vorce

Regional Clinical Director, BCBA, M.Ed.

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