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Child with DSPS

Sadly, my 13 year old son was diagnosed with it. We had to set up a special program with the

the school system. If he can't fall asleep until between 2-4 am, I can't expect him to get up
at 6:30 am and function well at school. Also, WBC don't get a chance to repair and the immune
system is compromised if he doesn't get to sleep around 8 hours. This is tough to deal with.
His onset came after a nerve injury.

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Oct 13, 2011
by: happy tan

Pls let me know how to help a child with DSPS

May 21, 2012
good work tho NEW
by: Anonymous

well i was born with it, and never had any allowances or help. every childhood morning was traumatic and every day in school was a bizarre and confusing sleep-deprived experience. so good on you for being on top of it and doing what you can for your son.

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