Karyn France

Associate ProfessorKaryn France

Rehua 301
Internal Phone: 93990


Research Interests

Research interests include development of sleep in infantcy and childhood, child and family interventions, emotional and behavioural regulation in children, parent behaviour and education.

Recent Publications

  • Carnett A., McLay L., Hansen S., France K. and Blampied N. (2021) Sleep Problems in Children and Adolescents with Autism: Type, Severity and Impact. Journal of Developmental and Physical Disabilities http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10882-020-09783-5.
  • Hunter JE., McLay LK., France KG. and Blampied NM. (2021) Sleep and stereotypy in children with autism: effectiveness of function-based behavioral treatment.. Sleep Med 80: 301-304. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.sleep.2021.01.062.
  • McLay L., France K., Blampied N., van Deurs J., Hunter J., Knight J., Hastie B., Carnett A., Woodford E. and Gibbs R. (2021) Function-Based Behavioral Interventions for Sleep Problems in Children and Adolescents with Autism: Summary of 41 Clinical Cases. Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders 51(2): 418-432. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10803-020-04548-7.
  • Woodford EC., McLay L., France KG., Blampied NM., Gibbs R., Swan CE. and Eggleston M. (2021) Endogenous melatonin and sleep in individuals with Rare Genetic Neurodevelopmental Disorders (RGND): A systematic review. Sleep Medicine Reviews 57 http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.smrv.2021.101433.
  • Henderson JMT., Blampied NM. and France KG. (2020) Longitudinal study of infant sleep development: Early predictors of sleep regulation across the first year. Nature and Science of Sleep 12: 949-957. http://dx.doi.org/10.2147/NSS.S240075.