Sleep Advice Service

We understand that if you have one child that doesn’t sleep, the whole family suffers. Our range of sleep services will help your child – and everyone in your family – get a good night’s sleep.

Our Sleep Guide gives detailed information on how you can tackle issues to improve your family’s sleep and our sleep cards offer advice on dealing with specific sleep problems.

Sleep Advice Service

Our dedicated Sleep Advice Service is here to help. Alongside our guide we also offer one-to-one telephone support.

If you have a question or query about our service, please email us at [email protected]

How Well Did You Sleep Last Night?

Vanessa explains what it’s like to have a child with a brain condition who doesn’t sleep well and how hard this is for the whole family.

Sleep Tips Booklet

Our Sleep Tips Booklet introduces and explains different techniques for you to try that may improve your child's sleep. It covers ten main topics including bedtime routines, daytime napping, comfort objects and moving bedtime backwards or forwards. It gives lots of illustrated hints and tips for putting the techniques into practice.

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Sleep Seminars

Our online Sleep Seminars aim to give you the knowledge, skills and confidence to deal with sleep issues so the whole family can get a good night’s sleep.

Our Sleep Research Partner

The Cerebra Network for Neurodevelopmental Disorders is a collaborative and dynamic network of researchers led by Dr Caroline Richards (University of Birmingham), Dr Jo Moss (University of Surrey), Dr Jane Waite (University of Aston) and Dr Hayley Crawford (University of Warwick). Network research hubs located at each university will focus on key themes that are central to improving the lives of individuals with severe and complex needs and their families including research into sleep, atypical autism and mental health.

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