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Ruth O’Hara on sleep disorders in autism

 /  30 January 2013
The Presenter
Ruth O'Hara
Associate Professor, Stanford School of Medicine

Ruth O’Hara’s research aims to identify the physiological markers of neurocognitive impairment in developmental disorders such as autism, as well as a broad range of late-life disorders.

On Wednesday, Ruth O’Hara, associate professor of psychiatry and behavioral science at Stanford University in California, discussed how sleep disturbances can help us better understand and treat autism.

You can watch a complete replay of the session above.

The spirited Q&A session overflowed with questions. Use the comments section below to submit questions we didn’t have time to get to, or to pose new follow-up questions to O’Hara, who will be monitoring the thread.

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