Many children experience sleep issues. For children with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND) these issues can be even more challenging. Sleep problems may include losing sleep (insomnia) or too much sleep (hypersomnia).

Sleep issues can affect a child emotionally, physically and mentally. There are many reasons why a child may be experiencing sleep issues.

 

Please have a look at the following websites for further information:

 

The Children’s Sleep Charity      

This charity provides parents, professionals and corporates with information and support on sleep issues.

 

Scope

This organisation provides information and support to disabled people. Here are some hints and tips to help your child get a good night’s sleep.

 

CEREBRA

This children’s charity works supports families with children with brain conditions.

Here are some sleep solutions that may help your child.