KLS Support UK - Helping families affected by Kleine-Levin Syndrome

Articles about KLS Sufferers worldwide

Brad Wadsworth, October 8,2015 (then age 20)


Georgia Green, August 22, 2015 (then age 19)

Battling Kleine-Levin syndrome, Georgia Green can sleep for 10 days without waking properly

Connor Dirks, July 22, 2013 (then age 13)

Teen Diagnosed With Real-life ‘Sleeping Beauty’ Disease
Includes a short video.

Emil Nørgaard from Skive, Jutland. April 9th 2013.

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Emil can sleep for 14 Days

Tyler Nathan, USA, February 14, 2013 (then age 17)

Raiders' Nathan doesn't let his sleeping disorder run his life

Connor Dirks, USA, February 12, 2013 (then age 13)

Stoneham boy lives with sleep problem

Kaitlyn Terrana, The Canadian Press Posted: Oct 8, 2012 (then age 17)

Teen with 'Sleeping Beauty' syndrome sleeps for days

Kaitlyn Terrana, August, 01, 2012 (then age 17)

Student seeks to awaken awareness of ‘Sleeping Beauty syndrome’

Names are protected in this article from New Zealand, 1st Mar 2012

No happily ever after with Sleeping Beauty disease

Eric Haller, USA, Feb. 27, 2012, (then aged 21)

Eric Haller has Kleine-Levin syndrome which puts him in a trance-like state for weeks at a time

Alanna Wong, 21 February 2012, (then aged 22)

It has devastated my life': Woman 22, suffers from rare sleep disorder that turns her into a toddler

Stephen Maier (RECOVERED)

Rip Van Winkle Disease
Adolescents sleep for weeks solid, sometimes bingeing or becoming hypersexual.

A general article about KLS on CNN Health, US Edition, April 12th, 2011.

Teen 'sleeping sickness' is bizarre, rare

Man can sleep for weeks at a stretch 02/03/2010; Source: The New Paper - Damian Ng, then aged 29.

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‘My father thought I was possessed'