WHAT: Sleep disorders can affect a child’s health, development and behavior, and when a child has sleep problems, it takes a toll on the whole family. "Sleep deprivation can cause daytime hyperactivity and a decrease in focused attention,” according to the National Institutes of Health. “This can be mistaken for Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) or other behavior disorders."
Shalini Paruthi, M.D., director of the Pediatric Sleep and Research Center at SSM Cardinal Glennon Children’s Medical Center and an assistant professor at Saint Louis University School of Medicine, will conduct a free seminar, “Is it ADHD or a Sleep Disorder,” for parents, teachers, and school nurses who want to learn how to recognize sleep problems, which are often confused for ADHD.
Wednesday, September 14
SSM Cardinal Glennon Sleep Lab at St. Joseph Health Center
St. Charles Conference Room
300 First Capitol Drive
St. Charles, MO 63301
To register or for more information, please call toll free 866-SSM-DOCS (866-776-3627), or visit www.ssmhealth.com/weightloss
WHO: Interview opportunities: Dr. Shalini Paruthi, director of the Pediatric Sleep and Research Center at SSM Cardinal Glennon Children’s Medical Center and an assistant professor at Saint Louis University School of Medicine. Seminar participants including parents, teachers and school nurses.