The following ENGLISH brochures have been made available by the CSS in PDF format to download and print:

Please note that the contents of these brochures are copyrighted by the Canadian Sleep Society, unless otherwise indicated

RLS Brochure - RLS Foundation RLS Bulletin - RLS Foundation 
Positional Therapy RLS 
Strategies for Shiftworkers Normal Sleep and Sleep Hygiene
Obstructive Sleep Apnea Parasomnias
Dreams and Nightmares Insomnia
Bruxism Drowsy Driving
Sleep in Children Sleep in Adolescents
Sleep in Women Sleep and Aging
Human Circadian Rhythms Patient Information
Sleep and Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder Sleep and Depression
Narcolepsy Sleep in Children
Insomnia in Adults and Children

"Insomnia in Adults and Children" is also available on the website, where other booklets like this can be found.


The following FRENCH brochures have been made available by the CSS in PDF format to download and print:


Le contenu de ces brochures est prot̩éger̩ par des droits d'auteurs appartenant la Société̩ Canadienne du Sommeil


RLS Brochure - RLS Foundation RLS Bulletin - RLS Foundation 
Thérapie Positionnelle RLS
Travailleurs de Nuit Sommeil Normal
Apn̩e Sommeil Parasomnies
R̻ves Insomnie
Bruxisme Nocturne Somnolence au Volant
Les Adolescents et le Sommeil Le Sommeil et le Vieillissement
Le Sommeil Chez la Femme Le Sommeil des Enfants
Sommeil et D̩pression Sommeil et tat de Stress Post-Traumatique (SPT)
Rythme Circadien Guide pour le patient
Narcolepsie Sommeil des Enfants  

You may also contact the National Sleep Foundation for more information, or request Wellness booklets from the American Academy of Sleep Medicine on the following topics:

  • Circadian Rhythms
  • Coping with Shift Work
  • Insomnia
  • "My Child Can't Sleep"
  • "My Child Snores"
  • Narcolepsy
  • Obstructive Sleep Apnea and Snoring
  • Overnight Sleep Studies
  • Parasomnias
  • Positive Airway Pressure Therapy for Sleep Apnea
  • Restless Legs Syndrome and Periodic Limb Movement Disorder
  • Sleep and Depression
  • Sleep as We Grow Older
  • Sleep Hygiene
  • Sleep in Women
  • Treatment Options for Obstructive Sleep Apnea Syndrome

Please send one business-size self-addressed stamped envelope per booklet, along with a request specifying which booklet you would like to receive to:

American Academy of Sleep Medicine
6301 Bandel Road, Suite 101
Rochester, MN 55901


Disclaimer: The information provided in these brochures is only intended to be a general summary. The information is not intended to take the place of a medical consultation. If you need specific advice about a sleep disorder, please seek a professional who is licensed or knowledgeable in that area. The Canadian Sleep Society board, members, and other agents disclaim any direct, indirect, consequential, special, exemplary, or other damages arising from any person following the information provided in the brochures or on the Web site with respect to any diagnosis, treatment, action, or application of medication or other preparation. The CSS does not endorse specific products or services, and any implications as such are unintentional.

Déni de responsabilité : L’information fournie dans cette brochure n’est qu’un résumé du sujet et ne peut pas remplacer une consultation médicale. Si vous avez besoin d’informations précises sur un trouble du sommeil veuillez vous adresser à un professionnel dans le domaine. Le conseil d’administration de la Société Canadienne du Sommeil, ses membres ou des représentants de celle-ci, dénient toute forme de responsabilité, directe, indirecte, de conséquences, spécifique, exemplaire ou autre si quelqu’un décidait de suivre les informations fournies dans cette brochure ou sur le site Internet pour des diagnostics, des applications, des prescriptions ou d’autres mesures. La SCS n’approuve aucun produit ni service et toute implication de sa part serait involontaire.