Children of all ages can suffer from sleep problems. Our pediatric sleep service specializes in diagnosing and treating sleep disorders in children and adolescents. These disorders may manifest as excessive daytime sleepiness, learning problems caused by difficulty concentrating or hyperactivity, disturbed or fragmented sleep, sleep walking, confusional arousals, and snoring or heavy breathing.
Pediatric Dream Team
Our fully accredited Sleep Center is staffed by Board Certified physicians and registered sleep technologists with extensive pediatric experience.The Pediatric Sleep Center offers overnight polysomnography for children of all ages. All families have a private room complete with Sony Playstation 3 and TV/DVD, as well as in-room sleeping accommodations for the parent accompanying the child.
Sleep Apnea in Children
Obstructive sleep apnea is one of the most common, and treatable, sleep disorders in children. If your child has any of the following, he or she may need to be evaluated:
- Restless sleep
- Pauses in breathing (apnea)
- Mouth breathing while asleep
- Morning headaches
- Problems with school performance
- Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD)
There are many things that go bump in the night during childhood. Here are some other sleep disorders that are treated in our Sleep Center:
- Restless leg syndrome
- Circadian rhythm disorders
“The Gold Standard”
A sleep study, also known as overnight polysomnography, is recognized by the American Academy of Pediatrics and the American Academy of Sleep Medicine as the Gold Standard for diagnosing Pediatric Sleep Disorders. The AAP and the AASM strongly recommend a sleep study for any child with suspected sleep apnea. Let us help your child sleep better and feel better.
The Pediatric Sleep Center is fully-accredited by the American Academy of Sleep Medicine.
Learn more about children and sleep: Sweet Dreams Crucial for Your Child's Health