• Evaluating Sleep Disturbances in Children with Rare Genetic Neurodevelopmental Syndromes

    1 month ago - By Pediatric Neurology

    Adequate sleep is important for proper neurodevelopment and positive health outcomes. Sleep disturbances are more prevalent in children with genetically determined neurodevelopmental syndromes compared to typically developing counterparts. We characterize sleep behavior in Rett , Angelman and Prader-Willi syndromes in order to identify effective approaches for treating sleep problems in these populations. We compared sleep-related symptoms across individuals with these different syndromes to each other, and to typically developing controls.
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