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ERIC Number: ED586353
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2018-Apr
Pages: 4
Abstractor: ERIC
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: N/A
Supporting Healthy Sleep Habits in Adolescents. Autism at-a-Glance
Perkins, Y.
Center on Secondary Education for Students with Autism Spectrum Disorder
The "Autism at-a-Glance" series provides a current summary of topics relevant to high school students with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) as well as practical tips and resources for school and community personnel and family members. This report was designed to help high school staff and family members in supporting adolescents on the autism spectrum as they learn to establish healthy sleeping habits. It discusses: (1) why sleep is important; (2) the need to seek support from medical professionals; and (3) strategies to improve sleep (explaining the importance of sleep to the adolescent; establishing a bedtime routine; creating a comfortable sleep environment; and ensuring diet and exercise habits are supportive of sleep).
Center on Secondary Education for Students with Autism Spectrum Disorder. Available from: Frank Porter Graham Child Development Institute, 517 South Greensboro Road, Carrboro, NC 27510. Tel: 919-843-2291; e-mail: fpg_csesa@unc.edu; Web site: http://csesa.fpg.unc.edu/
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: High Schools
Audience: Practitioners; Parents
Language: English
Sponsor: Institute of Education Sciences (ED)
Authoring Institution: University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Center on Secondary Education for Students with Autism Spectrum Disorder (CSESA)
IES Funded: Yes
Grant or Contract Numbers: R324C120006