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Exploring Sleep In Children With Autism

One of the most consistent complaints of parents of children with autism is that their children have significantly disrupted sleep. And increasing evidence suggests that children with the disorder have a much higher prevalence of sleep problems than typically developing children do. These sleep disturbances may exacerbate autism symptoms, such as cognitive and social deficits.

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Exploring Sleep In Children With Autism

  • From: Simons Foundation Autism Research Initiative
  • Published: July 30, 2013
  • Found In: Research Sleep