Australian Centre for Education in Sleep TM

Helping young people be the best they can


Due to a SELLOUT
of the book
The Sensible Sleep Solution Book
The Sensible Sleep Solution
,
www.sensiblesleepsolution.com
co-authored by Sarah Blunden,
we are currently printing
a second edition.

Listen to Associate
Professor Sarah Blunden
talking about the book.
Listen Here

 

 

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News Article in the Body and Soul section of the Advertiser, where Dr Blunden discusses Kids' giant sleep debt

Interview with Dr Blunden at The 27th International Congress of Applied Psychology (ICAP)

SLEEP FACTS

35 - 40% of children and adolescents experience some form of sleep problem during their development. Sleep problems are either those that:

or those that

Sleep problems are also different for different age groups.

HOW MUCH SLEEP DO WE NEED?

Sleep researchers believe there is no one magic number for ‘sleep need’ and there are a lot of individual differences in what children and adolescents need to sleep to be at their best. But below is a guide of the best evidence we have so far.............

WHAT HAPPENS WHEN WE DON'T GET ENOUGH SLEEP?

Many things can be effected when we do not sleep enough such as:

GOOD SLEEP HYGIENE CAN HELP PROMOTE GOOD SLEEP

WHAT IS SLEEP HYGIENE?

"Sleep hygiene" - this can be defined as habits that can help us to sleep or stop us from sleeping. If you or someone you know is having trouble sleeping you can try to change or include some of the things on this list and see if it helps.