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April 3, 2020

Autism & sleep problems series

Last updated on March 3, 2021

Research shows that autistic people are significantly more affected by sleep problems.

In this series, we talk about how common sleep problems are, what causes them, what the consequences are, and what you can do to get a good night of sleep.


Autism & sleep problems:
Prevalence

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About how common sleep problems are among autistic people,
and how this compares to sleep problems in neurotypicals

Autism & sleep problems:
Causes

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About what causes sleep problems in autistic people

Autism & sleep problems:
Effects

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About the consequences of sleep problems
and sleep deprivation in autistic people

Autism & sleep problems:
Solutions

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About sleep hygiene and other solutions
to sleep problems among autistic people

References

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