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Old 12-05-2009, 04:15 PM   #1
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Question My 2 year old nephew

Can someone tell me is a person with austim sleeps the night thur? Or do they act like a baby thats just learning to sleep thur the night ?

 
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Old 12-06-2009, 01:22 AM   #2
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Re: My 2 yearold nephew

Can be either. Some people have awful trouble getting their autistic child to have much sleep, other lucky ones( like me) have an autistic child that goes to sleep and bed no problem.

 
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Old 12-08-2009, 12:15 PM   #3
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Re: My 2 yearold nephew

Thank You very much for the information.

 
Old 12-08-2009, 10:18 PM   #4
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Re: My 2 yearold nephew

Hi - Yes there are a number of kids with autism who do have problems letting down and falling asleep (and others don't!). Some pediatricians are reccommending Melatonin to help regulate the sleep cycle but two is rather young I think for this. Your nephew may be more in a typical two year old sleep difficulty time.

I would strongly rec'd that your brother or sister talk to the pediatrician about the problem and see what they suggest.

 
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