Sleep, anxiety and challenging behaviour in children with intellectual disability and/or autism spectrum disorder.

@article{Rzepecka2011SleepAA,
  title={Sleep, anxiety and challenging behaviour in children with intellectual disability and/or autism spectrum disorder.},
  author={Halina Rzepecka and Karen McKenzie and Iain McClure and Shona Murphy},
  journal={Research in developmental disabilities},
  year={2011},
  volume={32 6},
  pages={2758-66}
}
Children with an intellectual disability (ID) and/or autism spectrum disorder (ASD) are known to suffer from significantly more sleep problems, anxiety and challenging behaviour (CB) than typically developing children (TD), yet little is known about the relationship between these factors in the child ID/ASD population. The study aim was to examine these relationships. We hypothesised that there would be significant positive correlations between the three factors and that sleep problems and… CONTINUE READING

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