Web Sites Raise Public Awareness
Sleep associations are educating the public with revamped and new Web sites. The National Sleep Foundation has redesignedits Web site (www.sleepfoundation.org). The site offers state-of-the-art tools and quizzes, interactive tools, and the new Sleeptionary.The Sleeptionary serves as a guide to understanding sleep issues and disorders.
The American Academy of Sleep Medicine has launched a new public education Web site (www.sleepeducation.com). The siteoffers descriptions of sleep disorders and treatments. In addition, visitors can find current news and helpful hints about sleep disorders.The on-line public message board provides individuals with an immediate forum to discuss related issues and problems. Thelaunch of a children's section will give kids educational information and facts, as well as interactive games and activities about sleep.