Sleep is an integral component of daily functioning and is universally recognized to impact cognitive function, memory, learning and health. However, most children diagnosed with Autism are not proficient at falling asleep and/or staying asleep. The rates of sleep disturbance for children diagnosed with Autism are reported at 53%-86%. Emily Ice of Step-In is passionate about helping these children learn to sleep better absent of pharmaceuticals through application of Applied Behavior Analysis. Her doctorate study on this application of ABA, has provided experience and knowledge to help adjust sleeping behaviors in the home environment so everyone can get a better night’s rest.
Behavior Sleep TreatmentStep-In Autism2020-02-23T10:19:11-07:00