Alice M. Gregory
Learn more about the role of sleep and interventions in childhood psychiatric problems in the context of development.
Sleep problems are common in childhood, but home-based behavioral sleep interventions implemented by caregivers can help. These interventions can be implemented by caregivers with community health practitioners playing a key role in describing strategies to families.
A bedtime routine is a key element of healthy sleep – and now we know that the more frequently your little one has a consistent routine, the better!
Many children with Down syndrome also suffer from obstructive sleep apnea (OSA). Development of a screening tool for OSA specifically for children with Down syndrome is
Researchers find that poor sleep in young children may be a “red flag” for depression, anxiety, and other emotional-behavioral problems, yet sleep problems can be missed by caregivers and health-care providers.Read More
Find out more about your kids, electronics, and sleep.
Overall in the United States, children are going to bed too late and not getting enough sleep. Learn how to help kids get more sleep in this USA TODAY article featuring Dr. Jodi Mindell.
For children with developmental disabilities, melatonin is generally associated with taking less time to fall asleep at bedtime in addition to uncommon and mild side effects.
In a study from Purdue University, researchers work toward improving tools for early and accurate diagnosis of autism. Read and listen to this story on WBAA NPR to learn how infant sleep patterns are helping in these efforts.