Tuesday, October 1, 2013

Autistic Kids Get Less Sleep Than Peers Through Teen Years, Study Finds

A study from across the pond.

Children with autistic spectrum disorders have poorer sleep quality than their peers right up to their teens, reveals research conducted by an international team including researchers from Bristol.The findings, published online in the Archives of Disease in Childhoodshow total sleep duration is shorter and punctuated by more frequent waking at night and this poor-quality sleep may affect daytime learning and behaviour.

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