Early Support Information on Sleep

Written by Early Support and the Children’s Sleep CharityDate 15 Mar 2013

This is an Early Support information resources on sleep and highlights the fact that problems with sleep are common, but are more likely to occur among children with additional needs. You will find information about how to develop good sleep practices and how to avoid sleep difficulties developing.

In this resource you will also find information on understanding sleep patterns, the impact of sleep deprivation and causes of sleep issues. Also discussed are how to develop good bedtime routines, the role of medication, strategies to for a better night’s sleep and where to go for further support and information.