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Autism Sleep Disturbances Linked To Electronics In The Bedroom

Autism Sleep Disturbances Linked To Electronics In The Bedroom

Individuals with autism often have issues with their quality of sleep, and according to new research published in the journal Pediatrics, television and computer screen time in the bedroom may exacerbate existing problems. While all children in the study with screen exposure prior to bedtime slept less, those with autism... Read More

November 28, 2013

Sleep

Weight During Pregnancy Is Related To Autism

Weight During Pregnancy Is Related To Autism

Putting on extra weight during pregnancy could increase the risk of autism in the unborn child. It is not the only cause but, according to a study by the University of Utah published in the journal Pediatrics, extra weight affects the process that underlies autistic disorders.  Read More

November 1, 2013

Research