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

For professionals working with children with additional support needs:

An in-depth training course that equips professionals with the skills and resources necessary to set up and run a sleep counselling service for children and young people with additional support needs, e.g. autism, ADHD, learning disabilities, sensory impairments, cerebral palsy, mental health issues, epilepsy, etcParticipants are trained through a blended approach of self-led modules, interactive sessions, and on going support.

A one-day course providing senior health professionals with a better understanding of the sleep problems faced by children and young people and how to offer the best advice.

For professionals working with typically developing children:

A shorter course held over two days for professionals working with typically developing children. Participants will gain a comprehensive knowledge of sleep hygiene and sleep processes and learn how to apply those principles to children and young people’s sleep problems.

For professionals in an education setting:

A training day and teaching resource pack for professionals working with school-aged children and teenagers. Sound Sleep training raises pupils awareness of the importance of sleep for emotional and physical wellbeing, as well as of the impact of sleep on memory and learning for school success. It gives professionals and the pupils they are working with knowledge about basic sleep hygiene and how to get a good night’s sleep. All participants will leave the course with access to a pack of resources including curriculum-linked lesson plans, materials, assembly ideas and parent/carer workshop materials for use throughout either primary or secondary schools.

Materials are suitable for use in school throughout the UK.

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