Sleep Difficulties and Autism Spectrum Disorders
Feb 3, 2012 - 11:57:58 AM
A Guide for Parents and Professionals
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - Sleep problems affect many of us and make life difficult for the individuals affected and for those around them. Sleep difficulties are particularly prevalent amongst people with Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASDs) and can often cause or worsen other difficulties. This comprehensive guide to the management of sleep problems introduces proven remedies and focuses on the problems commonly found in ASDs and related conditions. The full range of sleep disorders are discussed, alongside their treatment regimes. The book also examines why some sleep issues are more common among people with ASDs, how these problems can evolve over time, and what can be done to treat them.
This book is a complete resource for professionals, families and caregivers working with those suffering from sleep problems as they particularly relate to those with Autism Spectrum Disorders.
About the Author:
Kenneth J. Aitken is a practicing clinical psychologist based in Edinburgh, Scotland. He is active among many charitable organisations and research initiatives dedicated to building a better understanding of autism spectrum disorders and related conditions. Aitkin has published numerous academic and popular articles on ASD.
Additional Titles by Kenneth J. Aitken:
-An A-Z of Genetic Factors in Autism: A Handbook for Professionals
2010, Hardback: $125.00, ISBN: 978-1-84310-976-1, 10in x 7in, 496pp
-An A-Z of Genetic Factors in Autism: A Handbook for Parents and Carers
2010, Paperback: $29.95, ISBN: 978-1-84310-679-1, 10in x 7in, 496pp
-Dietary Interventions in Autism Spectrum Disorders: Why They Work When They Do, Why They Don't When They Don't
2008, Hardback: $29.95, ISBN: 978-1-84310-939-6, 9.25in x 6in, 272pp
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