Sleep Health Literacy

For Health Professionals

American Academy of Sleep Medicine (AASM): The AASM is the only professional society dedicated exclusively to sleep medicine.

Helpful for: Health Professionals 


Center for Disease Control and Prevention(CDC) | Sleep and Sleep Disorders: The CDC is the leading national public health institute of the United States. This agency and its partners works to heighten awareness of the impact of sleep health on the public's health and safety.

Helpful for: Families | Health Professionals


Healthy Children: Pediatrician-approved health information website created by the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP), offering advice, guidance and interactive tools. 

Helpful for: Families


KidsHealth: As part of The Nemours Foundation's Center for Children's Health Medical, KidsHealth provides information about health, behavior and development from before birth through the teen years in language that reads can understand and use. 

Helpful for: Children | Families | Educators 


National Healthy Sleep Awareness Project: This project involves a partnership between the AASM, CDC and Sleep Research Society with the long-term goal to promote improved sleep health in the United States. 

Helpful for: Families | Health Professionals


National Sleep Awareness Roundtable(NSART): A national coalition of governmental, professional, voluntary and other organizations to raise awareness, increase understanding and reduce the public health and safety impact of sleep deprivation and sleep disorders. 

Helpful for: Health Professionals


National Sleep Foundation(NSF): The NSF is a nonprofit organization dedicated to improving health and well-being through sleep education and advocacy.

Helpful for: Families | Health Professionals


Sleep for Kids: This site was created by the National Sleep Foundation to provide information and interactive tools about the importance of sleep for children. 

Helpful for: Children | Families | Educators 


UCLA Sleep Disorders Center: A multidisciplinary group actively involved in basic and clinical research to overcome and prevent sleep disturbances in children and adults. The center also provides education for both professional and community designed to increase awareness of sleep-related conditions. 

Helpful for: Families | Health Professionals 


Zero-to-three | Sleep: This organization plays an important role in research and advocacy for infants and toddlers. It ensures benefit from early connections that are critical to children's well-being and development.

Helpful for: Families | Educators | Health Professionals 
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