According to Becker (2020), people with ADHD frequently experience sleep disturbances, sleepiness in the daytime, and disruption to their circadian rhythm.
Lack of sleep can play havoc on your EF skills – you’re looking at functioning at half capacity, which can take several nights of decent sleep to top you back up to optimal functioning.
In this neuro-insight module, presented by neuropsychologist Dr Soracha Cashman, you will learn:
- The science behind sleep – why your body needs it, and what happens to your functioning if your sleep is compromised
- Why neurodivergent brains find it harder to fall asleep
- Sleep hygiene, and how to maintain it
- Sleep tips to set new habits