Sleep problems in children with an intellectual disability: parental perceptions of sleep problems, and views of treatment effectiveness.

@article{Robinson2004SleepPI,
  title={Sleep problems in children with an intellectual disability: parental perceptions of sleep problems, and views of treatment effectiveness.},
  author={Alice M Robinson and Amanda L. Richdale},
  journal={Child: care, health and development},
  year={2004},
  volume={30 2},
  pages={139-50}
}
BACKGROUND Sleep problems are common in children with an intellectual disability (ID), often lasting for many years. Many parents do not perceive their child to have a sleep problem, do not believe treatment is possible and do not seek treatment. This paper examined prevalence and duration of sleep problems in children with an ID and considered parental perceptions of sleep problems and views towards treatment. METHOD The paper reports on two studies (n = 149 and 243 respectively) of children… CONTINUE READING

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