Systematic review of melatonin treatment in children with neurodevelopmental disabilities and sleep impairment

This systematic review of available evidence from randomised clinical trials assesses whether melatonin plays a beneficial role in these children and, in particular, its effect on total sleep time, time to sleep onset (sleep latency), and number of awakenings. Please click here to read the research

Sleep patterns and sleep disorders in children with autistic spectrum disorders: insights using parent report and actigraphy.

The study sought to describe the profile of sleep disturbance reported in children with autistic spectrum disorders (ASDs) and to document any sleep disorders underlying reports of sleeplessness. Please click here to read the research.