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Got Sleep Questions? We’ve Got a Webchat for You

Please join us TODAY for a live webchat with neurologist and autism sleep expert Dr. Beth Ann Malow, M.D., of Vanderbilt University Medical Center, at 1 pm Eastern (noon Central; 11 am Mountain; 10 am Pacific).

Dr. Malow will be fielding questions on sleep issues affecting individuals on the autism spectrum and their families. This webchat is being held in tandem with the same day release of Sleep Strategies for Children with Autism: A Parent’s Guide, the latest free tool kit published by the Autism Speaks Autism Treatment Network (ATN) as part of its participation in the Autism Intervention Research Network on Physical Health (AIR-P). The tool kit will become available for free download on the ATN’s “Tools You Can Use” page the same day.

Joining Dr. Malow will be ATN Program Director Nancy Jones, Ph.D., who will be fielding general questions about ATN services and other Autism Speaks resources.

We hope you’ll join us:

What: Live “Sleep Chat” with neurologist and autism sleep expert Dr. Beth Ann Malow
When: Feb. 21, at 1 pm Eastern; noon Central; 11 am Mountain; 10 am Pacific
Where: Join via the Live Chat tab on left side of the Autism Speaks Facebook page.

  1. Richard eaton
    February 16, 2012 at 1:31 pm

    My son has trouble sleeping at night he gets up at least 2 or 3 times a night. But when he gets up he seems to be confused and kind of really knowing where he’s at. And the next morning he doesn’t remember even getting up!
    I was wondering if this is normal or does he have other issues than just having autism?

  2. sharon fuller
    February 16, 2012 at 3:09 pm

    hi doc i was in bancroft for 19 years there

  3. February 16, 2012 at 3:16 pm

    My 15 year old’s motto is “you have to sleep sometime, but I don’t” glad to see my family isn’t the only ones dealing with this…. he can get into trouble at 3:00 in the morning!!!! lol :)

  4. Dana Hock
    February 20, 2012 at 12:09 am

    I have a son who is 28 years old and still getting up every night. We have tried all kinds of sleeping medications, benadryl, natural remedies etc. and nothing seems to give him, or us, a full night of rest. I will be very interested to hear what the Dr. has to offer. A full moon is truly a nightmare for us, anyone else have that problem?

  5. Cindy
    February 21, 2012 at 9:42 am

    Where is the tool kit?
    You said it would be available today but I cannot find it.

  6. Neil M Catania
    February 21, 2012 at 9:56 am

    My name is neil Catania, i am a partner of Nutrafuels. We have a unique product line that helps improve your quality of life. We offer a Sleep Support Spray, our products are safe to use and clinically tested. The results will be submitted to the Medical team at Autism Speaks within the month. Nutrafuels would be honored to participate in your blog. Please let me know if we can be of any help.

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