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How to set up a sleep project for children with a learning disability

Learn about how a specialist school nursing team’s project helped improve sleep in children and young people with severe learning disabilities

Learn about how a specialist school nursing team’s project helped improve sleep in children and young people with severe learning disabilities

  • A child’s poor sleep can have knock-on effects, with overtired and confused parents and carers more easily pushed to their own limits
  • A nursing team trained as sleep counsellors to provide one-to-one help and set up a sleep resource library for parents
  • The project then created Better Sleep one-hour online workshops for families, presented by a nurse and teacher

Sleep problems are not uncommon in children, but

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