Upcoming Events

Join IPSA at 8:30pm UTC on June 24th for a special session at the World Sleep Virtual Meeting titled, "Clinical case discussion: Sleepy and sleepless children". Registration is free for IPSA members and $29 for non-members.

Almost 19 hours of content will be presented on June 24-25, including:

      • "Sleep in 2030" – sessions exploring the state of the field and its future over the coming decade.
      • "Global sleep medicine opportunities" – a session discussing sleep medicine in four countries.
      • Case presentations and discussions for pediatric narcolepsy and insomnia.
      • "RLS management and research trends" – over 5 hours of new content on restless legs syndrome.
Register and Download Program

IPSA Member Meeting: June 24, 2021 at 9:15pm UTC

Immediately following the clinical case discussion, IPSA members are invited to join the member meeting on the WSS Virtual Meeting platform.


          • Review of IPSA Online
          • New programs and initiatives
          • Financial report
          • Recognition of retiring board members
          • Board member elections

If you are not a member, join now!


All members are entitled to discounts on Congresses, meetings and courses organized by IPSA, e-news and access to the reserved areas of the website


IPSA Mission

The International Pediatric Sleep Association is an organization devoted to the promotion of pediatric sleep medicine world-wide. As such, its mission is to serve as the primary vehicle for developing, supporting and promoting global excellence in research, clinical care, education and public policy related to sleep in infants, children and adolescents. Specific goals are envisaged to potentially include:

A. To support basic and applied research in all areas of sleep in infants, children and adolescents

B. To promote standards of reporting and classifying data in the field of pediatric sleep research

C. To improve the ability of sleep medicine physicians and other clinicians to provide effective sleep health care to pediatric patients and their families

D. To promote the establishment of clinical guidelines for the screening, evaluation and treatment of pediatric sleep disorders

E. To encourage the development of training programs specific to pediatric sleep across a variety of disciplines and among different member societies

F. To promote sleep education for the public, including knowledge of pediatric sleep problems and their consequences, basic principles of sleep health and advances in sleep research

G. To advocate for research, medical, and societal policies that improve the sleep health of infants, children, and adolescents

H. To organize a recurring scientific meeting pertaining to pediatric sleep medicine and promote the exchange of information pertaining to pediatric sleep research   

I.   To improve the ability of sleep medicine physicians and other clinicians to provide effective pediatric sleep advice 

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