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Remebering Dreams
Why is it that my brother with High Functioning Autism, ADD and OCD never remembers any of his dreams. He is 17 and whenever I ask him what was his dream he would say he doesn't remember or obviously makes something up. I would assume that he is just making it up because he would say something that is related to his current area of interest. Is it the same with your kids?
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replied May 3rd, 2014
Thank you for asking!
Sleep cycles of REM are responsible for dreams and the kid might be saying the truth as most of the dreams are forgot the moment seen in the REM cycle. Get him to a sleep disorder specialist and asses is sleep patterns.If there is nothing to worry about then stop worrying. Some dreams are just not to share even if remembered. Not a big deal.
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