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autism and sleep

May 12, 2016

Read the early findings from 15 studies by clinicians and researchers in the Autism Speaks Autism Treatment Network and the Autism Intervention Research Network for Physical Health

March 04, 2016

Neurologist and pioneering autism-and-sleep researcher Beth Malow will discuss causes and solutions, with time for questions

February 11, 2015

Pediatric gastroenterologist Tim Buie answers your questions from his “Office Hours” video on disturbed sleep related to GI distress

February 04, 2015

Join autism GI specialist Tim Buie for the third segment in his Autism Speaks video series on autism and GI disorders; bring your questions!

July 14, 2014

Study finds that kids and parents like them, but weighted blankets don’t increase sleep time or decrease time it takes to fall asleep

February 06, 2014

Researchers urge more attention to signs of pain; flag need to address underlying medical issues to improve sleep in those with autism

September 30, 2013

Shortened sleep & frequent wakenings extend into adolescence; Autism Speaks addresses issue with clinically tested tool kit for parents