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Testing Options for our Little Guy

Hello, we're new here and would so appreciate some advice. Our 3 year old is scheduled for an EEG in a week. We live 55 minute drive from the facility (we live in the boonies).  The directions are to keep him up till midnight and then let him sleep and wake him at 3am. And then keep him awake until the appt at 845am.

I was told by the scheduler that if he has nodded off- the test will be cancelled.

I honestly can not figure out how we're supposed to pull this off. There is no way he is not going to fall asleep on the drive.

Are there other options? Is there something else I can ask for (a different way to administer the EEG) or do you have any suggestions for how to do this? Your help is very appreciated.

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