Pediatric Sleep and School Start Times

Episode 71,  Aug 26, 2022, 10:00 AM

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In this episode, we spoke with Chris Winter, MD, owner of Charlottesville Neurology and Sleep Medicine clinic and CNSM Consulting, and an author of several books on sleep. he shared his perspective on the state and prevalence of pediatric sleep disorders, how the current system of schooling affects children's sleep, and the trends that are occurring in sleep research and awareness.

Episode Breakdown:
  • 1:15 – Current conversations around school start times and sleep
  • 5:25 – The role of virtual schooling in helping sleep
  • 9:00 – Education about sleep for children, parents, and professionals
  • 13:15 – The current trends in sleep-focused behaviors 
  • 14:30 – The prevalence and awareness of pediatric sleep disorders
  • 16:35 – Neurology News Minute
  • 19:30 – Improving sleep evaluation in daily clinical practice
  • 24:00 – The trends in sleep medicine
  • 26:30 – Leveraging the inherent attractiveness of sleep conversations
  • 27:00 – Tips for the clinical community and self-advocacy

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