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A Parent's Guide To Sleep and Autism (S6E58)
Sleep Episode 5830th December 2023 • The Autism Dad • Rob Gorski
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Join us in this enlightening episode as we sit down with Dr. Whitney Casares, a renowned pediatrician, accomplished author/spokesperson with the American Academy of Pediatrics, and mother to an autistic child. She brings to the table not only her professional expertise but also her personal experience navigating the world of autism. Dr. Casares tackles your most pressing questions about sleep hygiene, revealing practical strategies to improve your child's sleep routine. Plus, she delves into the subject of melatonin, demystifying its role, benefits, and considerations. Whether you're a parent, caregiver, or educator, this episode is packed with insights that could transform bedtime from a struggle to a breeze. Don't miss it!

About Dr. Whitney Casares:

Dr. Whitney Casares is the Founder and CEO of Modern Mommy Doc, a board-certified pediatrician, author, speaker, and advocate for women's success in work and home life. Based in Portland, Oregon, she's also an autism mom, a two-time American Academy of Pediatrics author and spokesperson. While she considers her children her greatest teachers, she also boasts an extensive academic background. She completed her undergraduate studies in journalism, followed by medical training at the University of Vermont and pediatrics residency at Stanford University, in addition to holding a Master of Public Health in Maternal and Child Health from the University of California, Berkeley.

Pre-order her new book (Out January 23, 2024): Doing It All: Stop Over-Functioning and Become the Mom and Person You're Meant to Be (Click Here)

Buy her book: The Working Mom Blueprint: Winning at Parenting without Losing Yourself (American Academy of Pediatrics; May 11, 2021).

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