ASD Family Help - Sleep course

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This workshop is for parents, carers and professionals who have an interest in sleep difficulties in children and young people. 

The focus of this workshop is for sleep difficulties in children/young people with SEND.

The workshop will cover:

  • The importance of sleep, peer support and shared experiences/ideas with others. 
  • The impact lack of sleep can have on the child/young person, relationships and family life. 
  • Different stages of sleep. 
  • Sleep issues, triggers and sleep associations. 
  • Sleep strategies, tips and ideas to best support children/young people or family members. 
  • Sleep diary's and why they can be a useful tool 
  • What a good sleep routine may look like to best support an individual child/young person 

Professionals are welcome to attend this training if it will help you to support carers/parent carers in your job role. 

Contact information

ASD Family Help
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Contact Name
Jayne McGovern
Contact Position
Adult Support Manager
07733 601755 07733 601755
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When is it On/Open ?

Date & Time Information

This course is held over 2 sessions and will run 5 times during 2023. 

Wokingham - January and February 2023 (Evening)

  • Session 1: 26th January, 5.30 - 7.30pm
  • Session 2: 2nd February, 5.30 - 7.30pm

Arborfield - May 2023  (Daytime)       

  • Session 1 and 2: 15th May 23, 9.45 - 2.15pm

Earley - July 2023 (Daytime)

  • Session 1 and 2: 11th July 23, 9.45 - 2.30pm

Woodley - September 2023 (Daytime)

  • Session 1 and 2: 19th September 23, 9.45 - 2.15pm

Arborfield - October 2023 (Evening)

  • Session 1: 5th October 23, 5.30 - 7.30pm 
  • Session 2: 12th October 23, 5.30 - 7.30pm


Costs and Fee Information

Service/Activity is Free
Funding Notes

Funding for this training is provided by Wokingham Borough Council and Education & Skills Funding Agency 

How is the service funded
Local Authority

Facilities and Accessibility

Wheelchair access
FREE Service

Complaints Procedure

Contact Name
Cathy Roberts
Complaints procedure notes

Email for any complaints regarding this activity/training.

You may also email to email Cathy Roberts directly.

Accessing this service

Age Ranges
Eligibility Criteria

Parents and carers of families with autistic family members or those with associated additional needs (no formal diagnosis is required)


Booking / Registration Required
Booking and Registration Notes

To book on this course please email or text/phone 07733 601755 and she will provide you with the current online booking link. 


Referral not required
Who can refer
Self Referral

Provision For

Supporting people with
Mental health conditions
Children with Additional Needs
Learning and Communication
Autism Spectrum Conditions
Social Needs
Emotional Needs

Quality Assurance

Registered Charity No.

Tutors are trained by The Sleep Charity for delivery of this course 

Tutors are experienced in working with children, young people and adults with additional needs

Local Offer

Local Offer - Support available for children and young people with additional needs


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