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WHEN AUTISM AND SLEEP ISSUES COLLIDE

WHEN AUTISM AND SLEEP ISSUES COLLIDE

Children with autism have lower natural melatonin production and are twice as likely to have sleep problems as those without autism. Here is some advise for parents on how to initiate a good nights sleep.

 

 

New parents expect to be sleep deprived – but they expect the sleepless nights to eventually end. For parents of children with autism, though, they don’t always. A study in the March issue of the journal Pediatrics found that children with autism are more than twice as likely to have sleep problems as those without autism.

Jane Tavyev, M.D., director of pediatric neurology at Cedars-Sinai, offers some insight and advice.

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