Sleep resources for parents/caregivers

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Websites – for parents/carers of children with disabilities:

Books for parents:

  • Solving Children’s Sleep Problems: A step-by-step Guide for Parents
    Author: Lyne Quine
  • The Sleep Book for Tired Parents: Help for Solving Children’s Sleep Problems
    Author: Rebecca Huntley
  • Snooze or Lose: 10 “No War” Ways to Improve Your Teen’s Sleep
    Authors: Dr Helene A Emmsellem with Carol Whiteley

Books for children:

  • The Rabbit Who Wants to Fall Asleep
    Author: Carl-Johan Forssen Ehrlin
  • Good Night Yoga: A Pose-by-Pose Bedtime Story
    Author: Mariam Gates
  • What to do When You Dread Your Bed: A Kid’s Guide to Overcoming Problems with Sleep
    Authors: Dawn Huebner and Bonnie Matthews

Audio books: (for older children)

  • The World’s Worst Children
    Author: David Williams
  • Northern Lights
    Author Philip Pullman
  • Just William
    Author: Richmal Crompton
    Narrated by: Martin Jarvis

YouTube clips:

  • How to Help your Child Get a Good Night’s Sleep
  • Kid’s Hypnosis: Relax and Sleep for Children of all Ages
    Guided by: Elaine Martin

Note: The above resources (books, audio and YouTube) are suggestions only. Please research carefully to ensure suitability for you and the child.

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