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Ambitious About Autism . London:  Ambitious About Autism

Sleep and autism: helping your child.

National Autistic Society . London:  National Autistic Society

Sleep in autism.

Seminars in Neurology -
Maxwell-Horn A. , Malow B. A. .

Essential guide to sleep and autism.

Research Autism . London:  Research Autism

Autism and sleep.

Autism West Midlands . Birmingham:  Autism West Midlands

Helping your child sleep.

National Autistic Society . London:  National Autistic Society

Sleep in the world of autism

Sleep Review -
Harrell D. B. , Schreck K. A. , Richdale A. L. .

Sleep in children with autistic spectrum disorder.

Sleep Medicine -
Cortesi F. , Giannotti F. , Ivanenko A. , Johnson K. P. .

Sleep behaviors and sleep quality in children with autism spectrum disorders.

Sleep -
Souders M. C. , Mason T. B. , Valladares O. , Bucan M. , Levy S. E. , Mandell D. S. , Weaver T. E. , Pinto-Martin J. A. .

Sleep in children with autistic spectrum disorder: a questionnaire and polysomnographic study.

Sleep Medicine -
Miano S. , Bruni O. , Elia M. , Trovato A. , Smerieri A. , Verrillo E. , Roccella M. , Terzano M. , Ferri R. .

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Sleep Hygiene

Sleep hygiene is sometimes defined as the habits, practices and environmental factors that may help you to sleep well on a regular basis.


Many people on the autism specrtrum and their carers, suffer from sleep problems such as insomnia. By the age of one year most children should be sleeping through the night. If after that time your...

Managing Your Child's Behaviour to Promote Better Sleep

Managing Your Child's Behaviour to Promote Better Sleep is intervention that aims to enable parents and carers to understand and manage their child's behaviour in order to encourage a more consistent and...

Sleeping Sound Program

The Sleeping Sound Program is a behavioural intervention designed to address sleep problems in children. The Sleeping Sound program was originally devised for children with attention deficit hyperactivity...


Insomnia is a persistent difficulty with sleep initiation, maintenance, duration, consolidation, or quality. It includes bedtime resistance, frequent night awakenings, and/or an inability to sleep independently.


Parasomnias are undesirable physical experiences which occur within sleep or during arousal from sleep. They include nightmares, wake screaming, complex movements, dreams, and automatic nervous system...

Smith Magenis syndrome

Smith Magenis syndrome is a genetic condition where common characteristics include some degree of self-injury, sleep, disturbance, developmental delay, short stature, decreased sensitivity to pain, hyperactivity...


Aromatherapy involves the use of aromatic plant oils to improve health and well-being. The oils can be used in a variety of ways including Massage Baths Inhalations Some people claim...

Circadian Rhythm Sleepwake Disorders

Circadian rhythm sleepwake disorders are alterations of the circadian time-keeping system, its entrainment mechanisms, or misalignment of the endogenous circadian rhythm and the external environment. Circadian...


Melatonin (also known as N-acetyl-5-methoxytryptamine) is a hormone and neurotransmitter produced by the pineal gland. Melatonin increases our propensity for sleep and sets our circadian rhythm control...


Psychiatry is the branch of medicine concerned with the diagnosis, treatment and prevention of mental health problems. Mental health problems that may be diagnosed and treated by a psychiatrist include:...


Secretin is a gastrointestinal hormone that helps promote digestion of food. It stimulates the stomach to produce the enzyme pepsin, the liver to produce bile, and the pancreas to produce digestive...

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder

Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is a group of behavioural symptoms that include inattentiveness, hyperactivity and impulsiveness. Common symptoms of ADHD include: a short attention...

Affective or Mood Disorders

Affective disorders (also known as mood disorders) are mental conditions (such as anxiety or depression) characterised by dramatic changes or extremes of mood. According to the Encyclopaedia Britannica...

Parent Support Programmes

Parent support programmes are designed to provide parents and carers with various forms of support. That support may be provided through the coordination of care to the family, for example, via the local...

Parent Education Programmes

Parent education programmes are interventions which are designed to tell parents about autism, related issues (such as sleep problems) and the interventions and services that may be available to them. They...

Feingold Diet or Program

The Feingold Diet (also known as the Feingold Program or KP Diet) is a type of exclusion diet which requires the individual to avoid artificial additives and salicylate The Feingold diet is based on...


Massage is the practice of applying pressure, tension, motion, or vibration to the skin, muscles and other soft tissues of the body. Massage therapy is the use of massage to obtain therapeutic effects. There...

Parent Training Programmes

Parent training programmes may be designed to teach parents how to deliver interventions to their own children (child-focused programmes) or they may be designed to teach parents how to cope with the difficulties...

Rett Syndrome

Rett syndrome is a complex neurological disorder which is genetic in origin. It affects mainly girls, and only a very few boys. Although present at birth, it becomes more evident during the second year. Rett...