A study in the April issue of SLEEP found that children with sleep apnea have a higher risk of behavioral, adaptive and learning problems. Sleep-disordered breathing doubled and tripled the odds of threshold scores on most assessments, reported MedPage Today. Children with persistent sleep apnea also were seven times more likely to have parent-reported learning problems and three times more likely to have school grades of C or lower, noted UPI. The findings also were mentioned by FOX news broadcasts in Colorado Springs, Fargo and Fresno.
Study in SLEEP links OSA to behavioral and learning problems in children
2013-04-04T00:00:00+00:00April 4th, 2013|Professional Development|
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