Learn research updates on co-occurring sleep disturbances and autism.

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The speaker:

Dara S. Manoach, PhD, Paul B. and Sandra M. Edgerley MGH Research Scholar 2019-2024 is a Professor of Psychology in the Department of Psychiatry at Harvard Medical School. She is a neuropsychologist who received her Ph.D. in psychology from Harvard University. She completed a clinical psychology internship at McLean Hospital and a fellowship in clinical neuropsychology at the Behavioral Neurology Unit of Beth Israel Hospital. She is in the Department of Psychiatry at Massachusetts General Hospital and is a Faculty Associate at the Lurie Center for Autism. She is based at the Athinoula A. Martinos Center for Biomedical Imaging where she directs the Sleep, Cognition, and Neuropsychiatry (SCAN) Lab.

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Food and Sleep

March 1st, 2022|Nutrition, Sleep, Ways to Help, Webinar|

Vicki Kobliner, RDN, CD-N, describes nutritional and lifestyle strategies for improving sleep and overall health for autistic people. She discusses circadian rhythm and balancing cortisol and melatonin cycles throughout the day.