Ideas for improving sleep in children with autism spectrum disorder

Many children with autism have difficulties sleeping, which may include not being able to fall asleep, waking up many times during the night, rising early, and having a reduced need for sleep. This is problematic as children who are not well rested have greater difficulties sustaining attention and participating in intervention. Children who do not sleep well may also have greater behavioural difficulties, including increased tantrums. To improve sleep:

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