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Pre and Post Assessment Workshop: SLEEP and Autism/ADHD: Berkshire East – Zoom

For parent/carers of children and young people with Autism and/or ADHD who struggle with their sleep, who are registered with a Berkshire East NHS GP surgery (Bracknell Forest, Slough, Windsor, Ascot and Maidenhead).

To attend this workshop, you will need to contact the East Berkshire CCG area Autism and ADHD provider GEMS4Health. Please call 01753 373244 or 0800 999 1342 or email gems.4health@nhs.net ‘GEMS’ staff will take your details and make the booking for you.

The workshop will cover:

– Children’s sleep cycles and sleep needs

– The reasons behind night settling and night waking

– Strategies to feel less stressed when sleep training

– New parenting strategies for settling your child to sleep, and staying asleep

Date: Friday 14 May

Time: 10am-12pm

Cost: Free for families registered with a Berkshire East NHS GP surgery. You can check your GP surgery here: https://www.eastberkshireccg.nhs.uk/local-services/gp-practices/

This workshop was funded by Berkshire East NHS and commissioned by GEMS. It will be lead by Helen Cattermole and Helen Tracey.

Our specialist Sleep Practitioners have all been trained by the Southampton NHS Sleep Service and have professional backgrounds in learning disability nursing, social work and teaching. Most importantly, they are also parent/carers of children and teenagers with additional needs.

Zoom will ask you to register/sign in so please allow time for this before the event starts. The event link, ID and password will be in your Eventbrite registration confirmation email – click the red event button. Please check your junk folder! A reminder will be sent on the morning of the event. We will be using the Chat function to allow you to ask questions during the session. The events are best viewed on a PC or laptop. Please have the latest version of Zoom installed. You can download the software here: https://zoom.us/download#client_4meeting

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