Sleep Disorders Inventory for Students
Age Range: 2 to 10 years for SDIS-C and 11 to 18 years for SDIS-A
RTI Tiers: RTI Level 1
Completion Time: Around 10 minutes
Forms: Two Forms: child and adolescent
Scores/Interpretation: T-scores, percentiles and sleep categories for each of the five major sleep disorder categories and the Total Sleep Disturbance Index; Interventions for five major parasomnias
Publication Date: 2003
Screening Tool to Determine Sleep Disorder Risk Level in Children and Adolescents
The SDIS provides a simple, yet valid and reliable screening tool for use with children to help determine risk level for sleeping disorders, including bedwetting and sleepwalking.
Use this tool to help:
- Screen for five major sleep disorders that impair learning, cognition and behaviors: Obstructive Sleep Apnea Syndrome, Periodic Limb Movement Disorder, Delayed Sleep Phase Syndrome, Excessive Daytime Sleepiness, Narcolepsy
- Determine sleep disorder risk level: Normal, Sleep, Caution, or High Risk
- Offer two forms: Children's Form (SDIS-C) Ages 2:0-10:11 and Adolescent Form (SDIS-A)Ages 11:00-18:00
- First step when identifying serious sleep disorders.
- Meets the urgent need for helping a vast number of unidentified children suspected of having a sleep disorder
- Measures many different sleep disorders and five parasomnias in under 10 minutes
- Indicates if the child is at risk for a sleep disorder, needing further evaluation
- Determines sleep disorder risk level; Normal Sleep, Caution, or High Risk
- Validated with well-known sleep clinics and sleep specialists
- Manual on CD-ROM includes scoring software
- Provides Graph and Interpretive report with suggested interventions for each sleep disorder.
Assessment of Sleep Problems in a School Setting or Private Practice in Anna Ivanenko's (Ed.) Sleep and Psychiatric Disorders in Children and Adolescents. New York: Informa Healthcare, 2008: pp. 109-138.
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