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School Absences & Fatigue

What you need to know

  • Children with Rett/Rett variant or MECP2 related disorders may be absent due to illness and/or medical appointments.
  • Children with Rett/Rett variant or MECP2 related disorders may be tired and require rest opportunities or breaks in their day.
  • They may have an impaired sleep pattern.

What you can do

  • Help make transitions in and out of school as seamless as possible.
  • Melatonin may be used to help with sleep disturbances.