Did you know...
that inadequate or insufficient sleep can contribute to problems such as
- ADHD, learning difficulties
- Behavioral problems
- Chronic headaches
- School failure/delinquency
- Weight problems
Conditions such as insomnia, parasomnias, sleep apnea, restless legs syndrome or narcolepsy can rob your child of the sleep they need. Take the “BEARS” sleep screening assessment to see if they could benefit from a sleep evaluation or sleep study.
Does your child...
do one or more of the following?
(B) Bedtime problems:
__have difficulty going to sleep at bedtime?
__resist going to bed or lie in bed for longer than 30 minutes unable to fall asleep?
(E) Excessive daytime sleepiness:
__have difficulty getting up in the morning?
__frequently fall asleep in class or as a passenger in the car?
__take naps or fall asleep as soon as their head hits the pillow?
(A) Awakenings during the night:
__wake frequently in the middle of the night and/or have trouble going back to sleep?
__walk in their sleep or have night terrors?
(R) Regularity and duration of sleep:
__seem like they do not get enough sleep?
__have bedtimes and wake times that vary significantly from night to night or in between weekdays and weekends?
(S) Sleep-disordered breathing:
__have breathing which often interrupted by pauses or gasping?