A collage of photographs of African American families and children, all smiling for the camera.

Sleep and Rest

Sleep and Rest
A person lays in bed underneath the bedding, appearing very tired.
  • Why is Sleep Important?
  • The Difference Between Sleep and Rest
  • Black Americans and Sleep: The Connection between Sleep, Rest, and Health Disparities in the Black Community

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Our Vision

With families at the center of health care, all children and youth reach their full potential and health disparities are eliminated.

Our Mission

Family Voices is a national organization and grassroots network of families and friends of children and youth with special health care needs and disabilities that promotes partnership with families—including those of cultural, linguistic and geographic diversity—in order to improve health care services and policies for children.

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