Resources For parents of People With Narcolepsy

Finding the right resources can be difficult.

Below is a collection of items which may be of particular help to you and your child.

 

 

Narcolepsy is a chronic neurological disorder caused by the brain’s inability to regulate sleep-wake cycles normally. At various times throughout the day, people with narcolepsy experience fleeting urges to sleep. If the urge becomes overwhelming, patients fall asleep for periods lasting from a few seconds to several minutes. In rare cases, some people may remain asleep for an hour or longer. Narcolepsy is an overpowering need to sleep caused by a problem with the brain’s ability to regulate sleep.
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