Sarah Jones

Sarah Jones

An End to Sleepless Nights

Our Sleep Service gives support to families when their child is having sleep difficulties. Sleep Practitioner Catherine Stone recently helped a family experiencing sleepless nights and mum told us  how Catherine’s support had helped them. “Thanks for helping us to get our 5 year old son back into a good sleeping pattern. M has Tuberous

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Help with night waking

Mum Tammy was struggling to cope with her daughter’s night waking. Our Sleep Practitioner Claire Varey describes how she gave them some practical advice and support and Tammy explains the impact this has had for her family.   “I first had contact with Tammy back in July 2016. Tammy had completed one of our sleep

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Learning disabilities: Identifying and managing mental health problems

The role of the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) is to improve outcomes for people using the NHS and other public health and social care services. Patients and healthcare professionals have rights and responsibilities as set out in the NHS Constitution for England. Treatment and care should be centred on the patient,

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Sleep and Head Banging

Head banging is just one of the issues that our Sleep Practitioners can help families with. It’s a difficult behaviour to eradicate because it generally happens while the child is sleeping. Often it’s only possible to manage the behaviour rather than being able to remove it entirely. Often it’s the noise that the child makes while

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Child sleeping

Chris Oliver – My Journey into Research: the Boy at the Pillar

Professor Chris Oliver explains his journey into research as well as the pioneering work of the Cerebra Centre for Neurodevelopmental Disorders. “In 1981 I was training to be a clinical psychologist at the University of Edinburgh when the seminal documentary “Silent Minority” was aired on ATV. The content was a damning portrayal of abuse and

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Tommy Lee wearing his helmet

Innovation Centre Create High tech horse riding helmet for young boy with unique head shape.

The Cerebra Innovation Centre (CIC), along with the help of BSI (British Standards Institution) have taken the challenge to help a young boy with autism and a unique head shape to fulfil one of his dreams. 16 year-old Tommy-Lee from Brighton wanted to go horse riding with his friends but his unique head shape prevented him

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