Effective management of insomnia in children with ASD
Dr Subramanian Mahadevan-Bava is a consultant paediatric gastroenterologist working at Russells Hall Hospital, Dudley. Dr Mahadevan-Bava completed his MD in Paediatrics at Delhi University, then finished his specialist training and research in Oxford and Birmingham. He has dual accreditation as a General Paediatrician and Paediatric Gastroenterologist. Later he developed interest in neurobehavioural problems in children and has completed a Diploma in neurodisability. He is the designated lead for safeguarding and lead for community paediatrics. He has special interests in sleep and gut problems in children with neurobehavioural issues. He is passionate about teaching, and is a senior clinical academic tutor for medical student teaching for the University of Birmingham. Dr Mahadevan-Bava is also Assistant Professor in Paediatrics at Grenada University. He is the secretary for Midlands Regional Paediatric Society.
What will the webinar cover?
Key learning objectives
- To consider the prevalence of sleep problems in ASD
- To understand the importance of sleep, it's architecture and neurobiology
- To consider the impact of poor quality sleep
- To review treatment options and effective management options