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Dr. G Aspie Show – Practical Tips for Combating Sleep Problems with Asperger Kids

Dr. G Aspie Show – Practical Tips for Combating Sleep Problems with Asperger Kids

In this episode of the Dr. G Aspie Show, host Dr. Frank Gaskill interviews Southeast Psych’s Dr. Melissa Miller, a Sleep Specialist, about why Aspies might be prone to sleep problems. Together they discuss bedtime routines and anxieties and Miller provides some excellent nighttime tips that everyone can use to get some sleep.   Frank… Continue Reading

Helping Your Child with Autism Sleep: An Overview of Sleep Hygiene and Behavioral Strategies

Helping Your Child with Autism Sleep: An Overview of Sleep Hygiene and Behavioral Strategies

Sleep problems are common amongst children. For children with autism, sleep can be even more challenging. Studies show that up to 80% of children with autism have some sort of sleep difficulties. Most often it is due to difficulty falling and/or staying asleep. The goal of this article is to review sleep hygiene and discuss… Continue Reading