Children's Sleep Services

Location of Care

The Children's Hospital


About Children's ​Sleep Services

  • Accredited by the American Academy of Sleep Medicine
  • Treat patients starting at birth
  • Credentialed, experienced technicians caring for patients with special needs:
    • Autism
    • Cerebral palsy
    • Down syndrome
    • Muscular dystrophy
    • Titrating pediatric patients on CPAP
  • Access to pediatric sub-specialties
    • Cardiology
    • Endocrinology
    • Pulmonology
    • Psychology
    • Urology
    • Ear, nose and throat
  • Child life specialists assist with mask desensitization and fears about the sleep study
  • Hospital-based for patient safety

Children with these conditions may experience sleep apnea:

  • Enlarged tonsils and adenoids
  • Craniofacial abnormalities
  • Poor muscle tone
  • Obesity

10-15 percent of children snore. Four percent may have sleep apnea. Symptoms may include:

  • Snoring
  • Restless sleep
  • Behavioral problems at school
  • Hyperactivity

Other pediatric sleep disorders we address include:

  • Parasomnias
  • Periodic limb movement disorder
  • Narcolepsy
  • Circadian rhythm disorder
  • Insomnia and night waking
  • Bedtime resistance


The Sleep Disorders Center at OU Medical Center is located at 1200 N Children's Ave. inside The Children's Hospital, Suite 5L.  For directions, click here. Take elevator L to the 5th floor, exit the elevator to the left  and follow the signs to the Sleep Disorders Center. 

The Sleep Disorders Center reception room area will be unlocked at 7 p.m. We will be notified when you arrive by a doorbell that sounds as you enter the door. A member of our team will come to the reception area at your appointment time to admit you to the sleep lab.  

If you have any questions, please call 405- 271-5605.  If there is no one at the atrium desk when you arrive, please call 405-271-5438.

For sleep study forms and information, click here. 

Watch this video about our sleep lab to help get you and your child ready for an upcoming sleep study.
For a virtual tour, click here.