Does anyone have any good tried and tested ways of managing anxiety and insomnia. or any good herbal/natural remedy products that are good? sleeping is becoming a real problem and I certainly do not want to go down the sleeping/depression tablet route they cause more harm than good in my opinion.
I find that focusing on the ticking of a clock helps me get to sleep. I suppose you could focus on any sound which is regular and not too loud.
I have been told drinking warm milk just before you go to bed will help you sleep but I have never tried it as I do not like warm milk.
Autism Speaks' report Autism and Health: A Special Report contains a section on autism and disrupted sleep. The section refers to children but you may find something of use in the text. The report can be downloaded via:https://www.autismspeaks.org/science/science-news/autism-and-health-special-report-autism-speaks
Have you considered taking up meditation?