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If your child is struggling to sleep it can be exhausting for them and for the whole family.


We offer a variety of courses for professionals working with typically developing children and young people and those with additional support needs.


Getting the right amount of sleep is as important as eating a healthy diet and exercising regularly.

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At this challenging time, sleep support is still available

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Case study

Aaron is 15 years old and has Asperger syndrome. He worked with a teenage sleep counsellor after finding his poor sleep affected his mood, and ability to attend school. In this video, he talks about his experience working with a sleep counsellor and the effect it has had.

Latest news

  • Sleep Awareness Online 2nd & 5th February 2021

    Sleep Scotland has adapted its popular two-day Sleep Awareness course for online delivery. The course equips professionals with the skills to support families, carers, children & young people, by giving advice on sleep hygiene. As Sleep Advisors, delegates who attend this course will be able to offer support to children with sleep hygiene issues, while

    16th December 2020
  • Sound Sleep Online 23rd February 2021

    We’re excited to announce the next instance of our Sound Sleep Online training course, adapted from Sleep Scotland’s popular Sound Sleep training day. Everyone who attends via Zoom will receive a teaching resource pack for professionals working with school-aged children and teenagers, to raise awareness of the importance of sleep for emotional and physical wellbeing.

    16th December 2020
  • Effects of the coronavirus pandemic on adults’ sleep

    How has the coronavirus pandemic affected our sleep?   If there is any consensus on the pandemic’s effects on sleep across the world, it is that it’s had a profound impact. As there’s evidence for both benefits and detriments, the overview below explores the nature of that impact. While further studies are needed for scientists to say

    28th July 2020
  • Effects of the coronavirus pandemic on youths’ sleep

    We live in unprecedented times. This article explores the importance of sleep for children and teenagers together with some challenges presented to young people by the unique conditions of the coronavirus pandemic. Youths may have trouble with learning and social development if their sleep is inadequate. Sleep deprivation impairs decision making and reduces attention and

    28th July 2020

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