This is a half day course for parent/carers of children and young people with additional needs who are experiencing difficulties with their child/young person's sleep.
The course is open to parent/carers living in the Berkshire West area (Reading, Wokingham and West Berkshire).
Content of the course:
- Understand the reasons behind sleep difficulties and why they are more common in children with additional needs.
- Learn new parenting strategies for settling your child to sleep, and for staying asleep.
- 1:1 consultation with a specialist Sleep Practitioner
Each course is delivered by two experienced Sleep Practitioners from Parenting Special Children. All our Sleep Practitioners have been trained by the Southampton NHS specialist Sleep Clinic and have professional backgrouds in nursing and social work. All parent/carers attending the course will have the opportunity to have a short 1:1 consultation with a Sleep Practitioner as part of the course.
The Sleep course will be delivered at Kennet Valley Free Church, Carters Rise, Fords Farm, Reading. RG31 7YT. This venue is easily accesible from Junction 12 of the M4 and there is plenty of on-site parking.
Places on the course have been generously subsidised by the Earley Charity. The course materials cost just £10.
If your circumstances mean that the cost of the course materials make it difficult for you to attend, please contact the Parenting Special Children Office on 0118 9863532, and we may be able to help.
All information provided will be treated in confidence, and only used within Parenting Special Children.
Organisations booking a family on to these course can request to be invoiced, by clicking 'Show other payment options' underneath the green 'Register' button. Please note that this option is only available to organisations. Please also ensure that you pass the full details of the event to the family concerned.
When & Where
Parenting Special Children
Our aim is for families who have children and young people with special needs to be able to access relevant parenting support in their local area and for parents to know where to find ongoing support from Local Authorities, health professionals and local and national organisations.