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Sleep and Anxiety for Berkshire parents/carers of Children and Young People with SEN – Zoom

A workshop for Berkshire parents/carers who have children and young people with additional needs who struggle with their sleep due to anxiety.

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.

Topics covered:

  • Why do we need sleep?
  • What happens when you don’t get enough sleep?
  • Common sleep problems
  • What is anxiety?
  • Some types of anxiety
  • How to manage your child’s anxiety
  • Mindfulness exercise
  • Breathing exercise
  • Reading suggestions and resources
  • Opportunity to ask questions

Date: Friday 15th January

Time: 10am-12pm

Cost: £5 for Berkshire families.


This event requires a password which will be in your booking registration email along with the link to view the event (click the red event button). Please check your junk folder! A reminder will be sent on the morning of the event.

We are very grateful to The Good Exchange and Greenham Trust for funding this workshop. It will be lead by specialist sleep practitioner Helen Tracey and co-hosted by Helen Cattermole. Other areas of PSC work receive no funding at all, for example our Helpline, so we are always grateful for any donations however large or small.

If you haven’t attended a Zoom event before you may find this information helpful. We will be using the Chat function to allow you to ask questions during the workshop. The events are best viewed on a PC or laptop. Please have the latest version of Zoom installed. You can download the software here. Zoom will ask you to register/sign in to the event so please allow time for this before the event starts.

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