Special Topics - Sleep
BOOKS, VIDEOS & DVDS IN ACTIV LIBRARY - A SELECTION
And now in a bed : a program for parents of children 2 to 5 years.Now in a bed / Radford, Caroline. -- [Perth]: Ngala, 2002. 1 DVD (23 min.)
A program for parents and professionals who care for families, to help them understand and adjust sleeping patterns of children aged two to five years. Includes topics that discuss how young children sleep; how lack of sleep affects families; why sleep is important to young children; how much sleep young children are expected to have; encouraging children to sleep; and how to improve a young child's sleep.
HS 305.2314 RAD [P11798]
And so to sleep : a sleep program for parents of children aged between 7 months and 2 years / Radford, Caroline. -- [Perth]: Ngala, 2002. 1 DVD (23 min.)
A program for parents and professionals who care for families, to help them understand and adjust sleeping patterns of children aged between seven months and two years. Includes topics that discuss how young children sleep; how lack of sleep affects families; why sleep is important to young children; how much sleep young children are expected to have; encouraging children to sleep; and how to improve a young child's sleep.
HS 305.2314 RAD [P11797]
Go to sleep, Jessie! / Gleeson, Libby; Blackwood, Freya. -- Richmond, Vic.: Little Hare Books, 2014. 32 p. ; 27 cm.
A story of sleep-time struggle at the end of a day. Jessie is keeping her big sister awake with her screaming. Their parents try to get Jessie to sleep, but in the end only a sister can solve this problem.
CC 305.23141 GLE [P15754]
Good nights: a manual for parents and carers who have a child with autism experiencing difficulties with sleep / AUTISM ASSOCIATION OF WESTERN AUSTRALIA. -- Subiaco, WA: Autism Association of Western Australia,  40 p.
Designed to help parents and carers who have a child with autism experiencing difficulties with sleep. Topics covered include; understanding typical sleep; understanding sleep in children with autism; reducing sleep difficulties; and developing a sleep intervention plan. The final section includes information on useful resources such as visuals to make a bedtime schedule and sample social stories.
CC 305.23141 GOO [P11997]
Indigo dreams / Lite, Lori. -- [Marietta, GA]: Stress Free Kids, 2004;2005;2006. 3 CDs (180 min.)
This set of 3 CDs has children�s bedtime stories designed to decrease stress, sleep problems, anger and anxiety while increasing self-esteem and self-awareness. Each CD includes calming voices, sounds of nature, actual techniques, and an additional music track to enhance the child's relaxation experience. While written for boys and girls aged 5 -11 in mind, a child of any age can benefit.
CC 152.4 LIT [P15387]
It's hard to go to sleep with your eyes wide open / Matthews, Jessica. -- USA: Jessica Matthews, 2013. 25 p. ; 25 cm.
This book is a short bedtime story that aims to help children who have trouble closing their eyes and going to sleep.
CC 305.23141 MAT [P15764]
Save our sleep : a parent's guide towards happy sleeping babies from birth to two years / Hall, Tizzie. -- Sydney: Pan Macmillan Australia, 2006. 259 p.
Written by a baby sleep expert with over 15 years experience, this book shows parents how to help their child sleep through the night. It includes information on sleep routines from birth, teaching babies to settle and resettle themselves, solutions to sleep problems, how to overcome any breaks to the sleep routine, and common questions and case studies from parents. There is also information about feeding, weaning, common health concerns, as well as special situations which can affect a baby's sleep pattern.
CC 305.23141 HAL [P12230]
Save our sleep toddler : a parent's guide to safe and secure toddlerhood / Hall, Tizzie. -- Sydney: Pan Macmillan Australia, 2010. xiv, 285 p. ; 24 cm.
This is a guide to sleep behaviour in toddlerhood. It provides information about routines for sleeping and feeding, how to handle breaks in routine, addressing common toddler issues such as tantrums and introducing boundaries, advice for potty training and transition from cot to bed, and answers to common health concerns and safety issues. It should help parents deal with the known and unknown causes of sleep, and behavioural and developmental issues in toddlers.
CC 305.23141 HAL [P13099]
Secrets of good sleepers / NGALA. -- Perth: Ngala, 2004. 84 p.
A guide to help parents understand how to identify sleep needs and improve sleep in children from 0 to 5 years. Provides tips on preparing the sleep environment, communicating with young children and how to make changes in sleep patterns.
CC 305.23141 SEC [P11741]
Settling your baby : a survival guide for parents : birth to twelve months / Linke, Pam Ed.; Hailes, Joan Ed.; Mcdonald, Min Ed. / CHILD AND YOUTH HEALTH. -- Adelaide: Child and Youth Health, 2004. 50 p.
Practical information for parents on settling a baby who may frequently be waking through the night, not sleeping during the day and crying because of reflux, colic or lactose intolerance. Outlines techniques for parents to try, covering topics from playtime, sleeptime and feeding for babies first twelve months. A video version is also available (P10978).
CC 305.231 SET [P10979]
Sleep better : a guide to improving sleep for children with special needs / Durand, V. Mark. -- Baltimore, Md: Paul H Brookes, 1998. 262p
The book offers professionals and parents step-by-step instructions for addressing a variety of sleep problems such as bedtime tantrums, night waking, bedwetting and insomnia. Techniques used are largely drug free and the book includes personal insights from families who have tackled the problem.
CC 305.23141 DUR [P08494]
Sleep difficulties and autism spectrum disorders : a guide for parents and professionals / Aitken, Kenneth J. -- London: Jessica Kingsley, 2012. 320 p. ; 25 cm.
A detailed, comprehensive guide to the management of sleep problems suitable for professionals, families and carers, this resource describes all the proven remedies and focuses on the problems most commonly found in autism spectrum disorders (ASD) and related conditions. It also looks at why some sleep problems are more common among people with ASD, how sleep problems evolve over time, and the benefits from different treatments.
CC 305.23141 AIT [P14404]
Sleep like a baby : a program for parents of babies 0 - 7 months / Radford, Caroline. -- [Perth]: Ngala, 2002. 1 DVD (23 min.)
A program for parents and professionals who care for families, to help them understand and adjust sleeping patterns of children aged between zero and seven months. Includes topics that discuss how young children sleep; how lack of sleep affects families; why sleep is important to young children; how much sleep young children are expected to have; encouraging children to sleep; and how to improve a young child's sleep.
HS 305.2314 RAD [P11796]
Sleepwise: a resource manual: positive sleep practices for young children with developmental delay / O'Connell, Annie. -- [Adelaide]: Intellectual Disability Services Council, Early Childhood Service, 2005. 1 v. (various pagings) ; 32 cm. + 4 picture books + 1 CD-ROM
This resource manual "provides an up-to-date and detailed process for the evaluation and management of child sleep problems. In addition, it addresses the needs of a special group where until now resources on sleep have been minimal, namely, children with developmental delay and/or disability".(Foreward) It provides a structures series of steps to follow in designing a treatment plan and is recommended to carers, parents, professionals, and for children with sleep problems.
CC 305.23141 OCO [P12574]
Solving sleep problems in children with autism spectrum disorders : a guide for frazzled families / Katz, Terry; Malow, Beth. -- Bethesda, Md: Woodbine House, 2014. xii, 146 p. ; 23 cm.
This book is based on a landmark, multi-year study of sleep in children with ASD which concluded that parent training is the key to resolving sleep problems. The authors show parents how to evaluate both daytime and nighttime habits and routines to identify causes of impaired sleep. Parents are then taught to use strategies and effective interventions to help their child get ready for bed, fall asleep, and stay asleep.
CC 305.23141 KAT [P15408]
Strategies to improve sleep in children with autism spectrum disorders : a parent's guide / Weiss, Shelly K.; Malow, Beth Ann. -- USA: Autism Speaks Autism Treatment Network;Autism Intervention Research Network on Physical Health, 8 p. ; 30 cm.
This information booklet is designed to provide parents with strategies to improve sleep in their child affected by autism spectrum disorders (ASD). These strategies are for children of all ages, including teens. It includes information on providing a comfortable sleep setting, establishing a regular bedtime routine, tips to keep a regular schedule, teaching the child to fall asleep alone, and promoting daytime behaviours.
Also available online at http://www.autismspeaks.org/docs/sciencedocs/atn/sleep-tool-kit.pdf.
CC 305.23141 STR [P15291]
Take charge of your child's sleep : the all-in-one resource for solving sleep problems in kids and teens / Owens, Judy A.; Mindell, Jodi A. -- New York: Marlowe & Company, 2005. 274 p.
This book describes strategies for solving sleep problems in children from preschool through to the teenage years. Some of the sleep problems addressed include: not going to bed; difficulty falling asleep and staying asleep; sleepwalking and sleep terrors; nighttime fears and nightmares; sleep apnea and other breathing problems that occur during sleep; disorders including insomnia, narcolepsy and restless leg syndrome; issues related to ADHD; and sleep problems in children with medical, emotional and developmental problems.
CC 305.23141 OWE [P12168]
What to do when you dread your bed : a kid's guide to overcoming problems with sleep / Huebner, Dawn. -- Washington DC: Magination Press, 2008. 96 p.
Written for children aged 6 to 12 years, this book uses cognitive-behavioural techniques to help treat problems with sleep, including active brains, restless bodies, and overdependence on parents.
CC 305.23141 HUE [P12320]