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Thu, 07 Apr



SEND and Sleep

An introduction to how additional needs and disabilities affect good sleep

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SEND and Sleep
SEND and Sleep

Time & Location

07 Apr 2022, 19:00 – 21:00


About the event

About the webinar

How does having an additional need or disability affect good sleep?

Anxiety, pain, difficulty communicating, and sensory processing differences are some of the challenges faced by people with additional needs or disabilities.

In this follow up session to 'Sleep - The Fundamentals',  Nickie covers some of the common sleep issues encountered in her work and looks at simple, successful strategies to help improve sleep.

What is covered in this webinar?

  • Common sleep issues in SEND
  • Simple, low cost strategies to help improve settling and night waking
  • When to seek help from health care professionals

Who should attend?

  • Anybody who is personally impacted by sleep difficulties; adults and parents of children with SEND
  • Health Professionals wanting to know more about the how SEND affects sleep and how this may impact on their clients
  • Teachers wanting to know more about how SEND related sleep deprivation impacts on school age children and their learning / behaviour
  • Social care workers wanting to help clients with more understanding
  • Anybody who wants to know more!

N.B. It is recommended that you attend a ‘Sleep – The Fundamentals’ webinar beforehand to get the most out of this session.


£20 per webinar


Nickie Sutton has been a sleep practitioner for 6 years and developed the successful and effective sleep courses for Space4Autism which have been running for over 3 years. She delivers sleep courses nationwide for charities and parent groups.

Prior to this Nickie was a nurse for 34 years, most recently working as a Specialist Community Public Health School Nurse, and ADHD Nurse Specialist. She is currently one of small team of experienced sleep practitioners

working on the National Sleep Helpline, and presented at TEDx Hayfield in November 2021 - 'Waking Up To Sleep'.

She brings a wealth of experience and knowledge to her work, and is able to draw on her clinical background to ensure that her work is evidence based and safe.

She is passionate about improving sleep knowledge and improving the quality of life for adults and children currently suffering with sleep deprivation.


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