Sleep Difficulties in Children with Developmental Disabilities

Henry S. Roane, Cathleen C. Piazza, Laura E. Bodnar, Kerri L. Zimmerman

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Abstract

Sleep disturbances are a common concern for children with developmental disabilities and their caregivers. In this article, the extant literature on the occurrence of sleep disorders in children with developmental disabilities is reviewed. More specifically, various assessment and treatment strategies for sleep difficulties are examined. Furthermore, the article discusses issues that may influence treatment development as well as the "best practices" for addressing sleep difficulties in children with developmental disabilities.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1-8
Number of pages8
JournalInfants and Young Children
Volume13
Issue number2
DOIs
StatePublished - Oct 2000

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Keywords

  • Children
  • Developmental disabilities
  • Sleep difficulties

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health
  • Developmental and Educational Psychology
  • Psychiatry and Mental health

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