“Sleep problems in children and adults with intellectual disabilities”

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The first of our taster sessions is being held on 21 April 2016, 0930-1300 hrs in the Woodlands Annex, Tizard Centre, UoK.  Dr Paraskevi Triantafyllopoulou will be looking at sleep problems in children and adults with intellectual disabilities.  Sleep deprivation can affect the way people behave as well as their cognitive functioning (memory, attention etc…).  During the session the most prevalent sleep problems will be looked at and the effectiveness of sleep interventions will be discussed.

To book a place please email the Centre (J.Ruffels@kent.ac.uk)

Other sessions will be held on 11 May 2016 “people with learning disabilities and the Criminal Justice System” (Prof Glynis Murphy) and on 8 June 2016 Dr Michelle McCarthy will be holding a session looking at domestic violence and women with learning difficulties.

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