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PA605 Sleep and High Learning Potential Children
Parents of children with high learning potential often notice that their children’s sleep pattern differ from the norm during infancy. Therefore, they often worry that a lack of sufficient hours of sleep may impair the child’s development, memory, attention span and reasoning skills There are several coping strategies that may be beneficial for high learning potential children to try if their sleep pattern is having an adverse effect on their behaviour during the day or if parents/carers are exhausted from lack of sleep due to being disturbed by their child during the night.