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Dr. Rafael Pelayo - Sleep: Crucial Key to Wellness and Success

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Los Altos High School

Eagle Theater

201 Almond Avenue

Los Altos, CA 94022

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Why is sleep so essential to good health? What are signs of poor sleep and how can you address them? Join us as Dr. Rafael Pelayo explores the crucial role sleep plays in healthy child and adolescent development and shares the latest research in sleep science at Stanford—where sleep medicine began.

Topics discussed will include:

  • Sleep, the brain, and the mental health connection
  • The underappreciated importance of sleep for children and teens
  • Impacts of prolonged sleep deficits on learning, behavior, and health
  • Signs of poor sleep and pediatric sleep disorders
  • The impact of technology use on sleep
  • Lack of sleep and driving safety
  • Sleep and school start time
  • Recommended sleep for elementary, middle and high school students
  • What you can do if you are concerned about your child’s or teen’s sleep habits

Audience: K - 12 parents, caretakers, teachers, and counselors
Translation: Spanish available
Admission: Free

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201 Almond Avenue

Los Altos, CA 94022

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