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Support with sleep

Getting to sleep and staying asleep can be difficult for neurodiverse children and young people. There are a range of resources and websites that can provide further support and information.

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Supporting your child with sleep

This 15-minute webinar from NHS Leeds Community healthcare provides useful information and advice to help your child sleep better.

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Sleep Right

Sleep Right is a free support service, that helps parents and carers of disabled children to improve their child’s sleep, including children with Autism and ADHD.

Go to Sleep Right

Creating a sleep diary

This sleep diary by the Sleep Charity lets you record and monitor your child’s sleep. This can also be useful to take with you to appointments.

Go to sleep diary

The Sleep Charity

The Sleep Charity website has lots of useful information and advice on their website, with a section specific to children with SEND.

Go to Sleep Charity website

Sleep advice for children with SEND

Here are some strategies from The Sleep Charity which may help your child to get a better night’s sleep.

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Teen Sleep Hub

The Teen Sleep Hub provides advice on how to sleep better, tips on adapting sleep routines and knowledge regarding the science around sleep patterns.

Go to Teen Sleep Hub


Sleepopolis provides information regarding sleep (and sleep tips) for autistic individuals.

Go to Sleepopolis

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