Help your child sleep
Studies show the prevalence rate of sleep disorders among those with autism ranges anywhere from 44-83%. Unfortunately, typical treatments are often short-lived as they don’t always deal with the underlying causes of sleep disturbances. Sleep issues not only impact your child’s behavior and health, but have also been associated with cognitive, verbal, and attention impairments.
Below are some examples of medical conditions that can disrupt sleep. Click here for tips to help improve your child’s sleep and for details about medical issues that cause sleep issues in autism.