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sleep deprivation and reaction time

A mom shares her views on sleeping remedies.  "Many factors affect the mood and behaviors of a child or youth with Asperger Syndrome and sleep deprivation is definitely a major factor. Coping with daily life can be a struggle for neurotypical people suffering from sleep deprivation causing edginess, impatience and depression. For the child or youth with Asperger Syndrome, these side effects are magnified and interfere with their ability to function......."

"There is accumulating evidence that  persons with autism experience far more sleep disturbances than the general population......."

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