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111 | unraveling sleep challenges in autistic children: expert insights with Dr. Funke Afolabi-Brown
1st May 2024 • EVOLVE with Dr. Tay: the podcast for parents of autistic kids • Dr. Taylor Day
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ABOUT THIS EPISODE (+ scroll for resources) 👇

Dr. Tay and Dr. Funke Afolabi-Brown, a pediatric sleep medicine physician, discuss:

  1. what sleep medicine is and how a sleep medicine physician can help
  2. the three buckets of sleep issues - medical, behavioral, and 24-hour factors
  3. education about medications that impact sleep


⚡️ connect with Funke Afolabi-Brown, MD, FAASM

Instagram @restfulsleepmd

Facebook @restfulsleepmd

YouTube @DrFunkeBrown

LinkedIn @drfunkebrown

⚡️ want to learn more about Dr. Tay's Whole Family Approach and current services offered? visit

⚡️ join the Evolve Facebook community to participate in the episode Q+As >>

⚡️ learn from me and submit your questions [could be featured on a future episode] >>

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*please note: in this episode, many terminologies and phrases are used to describe autism. Dr. Tay honors what each child and family prefers, and intentionally chooses to use affirming and identity-first language after listening to autistic adults and their preferences. various guests on the podcast are likely to use the language that they have been exposed to the most.




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