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Sleep for parent/carers of C&YP with additional needs: Berks West – Zoom

A workshop for families registered with a Berkshire West NHS area GP surgery who have children and young people with additional needs who struggle with their sleep.

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.

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
  • Strategies for settling your child to sleep, and staying asleep

Date: Friday 22nd October

Time: 12-2pm

Cost: Free for families registered with a Berkshire West NHS GP surgery (Reading, Wokingham, West Berkshire). You can check your GP surgery here: https://www.berkshirewestccg.nhs.uk/about-us/primary-care/gp-practices/


This workshop is funded by the Berkshire West NHS Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG), which serves Reading, Wokingham and West Berkshire and is provided as part of the Berkshire West Autism and ADHD Support Service in partnership with Autism Berkshire. It will be lead by specialist sleep practitioner Helen Tracey and co-hosted by Helen Cattermole.

You will need a Zoom account to access this event. You can sign up here: https://zoom.us/freesignup/

Zoom will ask you to register/sign in so please allow a few minutes 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 workshop. The workshops are best viewed on a PC or laptop. Please have the latest version of Zoom installed. You can download it here: https://zoom.us/download#client_4meeting

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