“’Why Am I Always So Tired?’ The Latest Science on Improving Sleep in Children and Teens with ADHD” [Video Replay & Podcast #351]

Episode Description


Insufficient sleep and sleep problems are very common in children and teens with ADHD. In reality, half of oldsters of children with ADHD say that their kid has reasonable or serious issues getting enough leisure. In youth, sleep can develop into more disrupted as biological changes have an effect on circadian function and teens take more keep an eye on of their sleep habits and time table.

Insufficient or poor sleep is related to daylight hours impairments in children with ADHD: severe inattention, melancholy, and poorer high quality of lifestyles and day-to-day functioning. Thankfully, we have analysis to help folks higher understand the link between ADHD and sleep, and to faucet into effective therapies.

Dr. Stephen Becker will dive into the latest analysis on sleep challenges in children with ADHD and will percentage evidence-based rules for solving them.

In this webinar, you're going to find out about:

  • The prevalence and varieties of sleep problems in youth with ADHD
  • How shortened sleep duration would possibly purpose daylight hours issues for children and teens
  • How sleep issues might provide otherwise in children and teens
  • Cognitive and behavioral methods to support sleep in children and teens

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Meet the Expert Speaker

Stephen P. Becker, Ph.D., is an affiliate professor of pediatrics in the Division of Behavioral Medicine and Clinical Psychology at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center and the Department of Pediatrics at the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine. Dr. Becker has authored or co-authored over a hundred seventy five publications on ADHD, sleep, and sluggish cognitive pace in children and youngsters. Dr. Becker is the editor of ADHD in Adolescents: Development, Assessment, and Treatment, printed by Guilford Press. | See expert’s full bio »

Listener Testimonials

“Dr. Becker seemed useful and approachable. I truly loved his slide that compared slumbering to recharging a battery.”

“Thank you! It’s so useful to have some proven methods to help fight sleep issues. Looking forward to enforcing a little more construction to our routine.”

“This consultation was very enriching and teaching in terms of medication and the sleep schedule or routine.”

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