Atypical Sleep Tied to Language Skills in Neurodevelopmental Disorders

TUESDAY, Feb. 4, 2020 -- In children with fragile X syndrome (FXS), Down syndrome (DS), and Williams syndrome (WS), disrupted sleep may adversely affect language development, according to a study published in the February issue of Research in...
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(Anglia Ruskin University) New research has discovered that Down's syndrome, Fragile X syndrome and Williams syndrome are all linked to sleep disruption in very young children, and that sleep plays a crucial role in the development of these children's language skills.
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