The above chart can be used as a sleep diary to note sleep-related troubles in a child with Autism.
Recording your child’s sleep troubles will help your doctor devise a more affective management strategy. While tests exist to confirm a diagnosis, the first step in therapeutic diagnosis requires a thorough analysis of your child’s sleep history. Use this freely downloadable sleep diary created by Dr Rashmi Adiga to note the sleep sleep-related troubles in a child with Autism throughout the day.
You may read this article and download the presentation here, to understand the cause and effect of sleep troubles in children with Autism. By understanding your child’s sleep troubles better you will be able to learn different ways to manage them and accommodate your child’s sleep requirements.
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