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.

Wiggs, L. and Stores, G. (2004), Sleep patterns and sleep disorders in children with autistic spectrum disorders: insights using parent report and actigraphy. Developmental Medicine & Child Neurology, 46: 372–380. doi: 10.1017/S0012162204000611