Saturday, May 22, 2010: 10:25 AM
Grand Ballroom F Level 5 (Philadelphia Marriott Downtown)9:45 AM
Symptoms of insomnia, disrupted sleep and early awakening are frequently seen in ASD. The cause of sleep problems in ASD is uncertain and several theories suggest a variety of potential treatments. Dr. Malow will review the literature and discuss research methods used in documenting sleep disorders in ASD as well as the effectiveness of non-pharmacologic treatments.