Poor Sleep Impacts Behavior . . . An article in Doctors Lounge on a presentation at the Associated Professional Sleep Societies finds that disordered sleeping can negatively impact a child’s behavior and adaptive skills. The authors of the presentation note that “If left untreated, obstructive sleep apnea negatively impacts a youth’s ability to regulate their behaviors, emotions, and social interactions,” Perfect said in a statement. “These behaviors can interfere with their ability to care for themselves and engage in socially appropriate behaviors — skills that are needed to be successful in school.”

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