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
Louise Phillips and Richard E Appleton (2004). Systematic review of melatonin treatment in children with neurodevelopmental disabilities and sleep impairment. Developmental Medicine & Child Neurology, , pp 771-775. doi:10.1017/S001216220400132X.