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Bentham House, UCL

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4-8 Engsleigh Gardens

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This event is open to parents, teens and professionals with an interest in sleep science, typical and atypical development, family experiences.

School groups only by invitation: If you would like to know more please email organiser at: georgia.pavlopoulou@ucl.ac.uk

During UCL OPEN SLEEP DAY you will have the opportunity to:

-Attend talks by sleep researchers and experts by experience (talks will cover sleep issues in neurodevelopmental conditions and syndromes and the ways these relate to learning, executive function and mental health)

-Have fun at our Interactive Sleep Technology Hub (learn why we sleep, how sleep works and in which ways sleep relates to our physical and mental health, learn how to use a sleep diary, measure your blood oxygen levels and much more)

-Network during lunch time (cold sandwiches, snacks, fruits and soft drinks available)

-Take part in a collaborative poetry workshop about sleep and dreams

-Shape future sleep research using our suggestion board (help researchers understand what really matters to you in relation to sleep)

Use #LiLASengage on Twitter to get updates and add your comment!

This event is funded by UCL Culture and The John and Lorna Wing Foundation and organised by Dr Georgia Pavlopoulou, Researcher at LifeSpan Learning ad Sleep Lab (LiLAS Lab) at UCL, Institute of Education with support by Dr Dagmara Dimitriou, Lab Director.


About LiLAS Lab: Our mission is to conduct high quality multidisciplinary research across a number of neurodevelopmental disorders from childhood through to adulthood. At present, we are working with individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD), Down Syndrome, Williams Syndrome (WS), Visual Impairment (VI), eating disorders, and Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FASD). Our work on sleep examines sleep in relation to cognitive, behavioural as well as general mental health of families.

With your support, we can help more children, young people and families through research. You can help us in a number of ways. Through collaborating with us if you are an individual who is interested in conducting and managing a research project alongside LiLAS, through taking part in our research, or through donating to LiLAS.

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WC1H 0EG

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