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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.
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, while16th December 2020
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
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 say28th July 2020
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 and28th July 2020
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