12 Occupational Therapy Recommendations to Help with Bedtime & Sleep

It’s World Sleep Day! Do you know that 1 in 4 Canadian children are not getting enough sleep at night? Not only does this lack of sleep make parents crazy, but it also profoundly impacts children’s mental and physical health, their learning and achievement, and their overall well-being. To help, we are bringing back one of our favourite blog posts that outlines 12 Occupational Therapy Recommendations to Help With Bedtime and Sleep. One new strategy that I have been sharing with many of my families is the f.lux software (https://justgetflux.com). This software reduces the blue light emitted from your computer and makes the color of your computer’s display adapt to the time o

f day, warm at night and like sunlight during the day. We know that night-time exposure to blue light makes people more alert and also affects their circadian timing. By reducing this blue light, especially, at night, you are more likely to fall asleep easier. To learn more, visit: https://justgetflux.com

Sleep well!

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