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Sleep Disorders in Youth and Adolescents


Gary Freed, DO, FAAP, FACOP
Professor of Pediatrics
Emory University School of Medicine


Foothills AHEC

Program Description

Physicians and psychologists estimate that as many as 30% of children may have a sleep disorder at some point during childhood. Sleep disorders have implications both for social-emotional adjustment and for school performance. Dr. Gary Freed will provide a brief history of sleep disorders, discuss the kinds of sleep disturbances that may affect children and adolescents, and provide a description of recommended treatments.

Learning Objectives

- Explain the history and general background of the field of Sleep Medicine
- Describe an easy screening tool for providers to use to screen for sleep disorders
- Discuss the major "non-respiratory" sleep disorders in sleep medicine


On Demand
Original program date: Sep 6, 2012

Technology Requirements

Participants registering for programs should have access to the following technology for best viewing and participation:

  • Personal computer with Macintosh or Windows with 512 MB of RAM
  • Broadband internet connection such as an office LAN, DSL, or cable modem
  • Phone next to personal computer (or speaker phone if multiple people are viewing)
  • Computer speakers (built-in or attached)
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Program Keywords

Access to Care