What Are the Signs of Sleep Deprivation In Children?

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Hi, I'm Dr. Michael Breus. The Sleep Doctor. Sleep deprivation in children is very different than what we see for sleep deprivation in adults. In children they have a tendency to act more rambunctious almost hyperactive when they're sleep deprived. Generally speaking, in adults we see almost the opposite.

So when you're looking at a child and looking at their behavior, you may want to check on their sleep.