Early Childhood Education – Tips for a good night’s sleep: Sleep Hygiene

Language: English
Topic Age Range: 0-5 Years Old
Duration: 45-minute presentation

Brief Description
This presentation will focus on sleep in young children and why it’s important for their healthy development. As part of this presentation, a CHOC Pediatric Psychologist will discuss typical challenges with sleep in young children and will provide strategies that parents, and caregivers can use to help their children get a better night’s sleep.

Date Aired: Monday, April 17, 2023 | 5:00 PM – 5:45 PM

Presenter: Sarah Ruiz, PhD, Licensed Psychologist, CHOC Integrated Primary Care

Presenter Bio
Dr. Ruiz is a pediatric psychologist in Integrated Primary Care at CHOC Hospital in Orange County, California. She received her doctoral degree in Child Clinical Psychology at the University of Minnesota Institute for Child Development. Dr. Ruiz specializes in treating children and adolescents with anxiety, depression and trauma.


  • Learn more about why sleep is so important for children
  • Identify potential sleep difficulties and how to troubleshoot them
  • Learn sleep hygiene strategies so that you can help your child sleep better