The National autistic society has a guide to sleep for autistic adults. It seems balanced and well considered. Click icon to view.
Many of the links at the bottom are aimed at parents of children but the Mind one looks at mental health for adults.
Dr Neff has written about sleep and autistic adults. She is a practicing psychologist, specialising in clients, who are on the spectrum. She is also an autism mum. Click icon for her article.
- Here is an explanation of the circadian rhythm that she mentions.
- Here is Dr Neff’s article comparing Autistic and ADHD sleep issues.
Facilitate joy is a US based support group for autism and ADHD. They have an article recommending focusing on sleep. The author suggests starting with the sleep schedule. She goes on to explain the significance of REM sleep. Click icon for her article.