Useful contacts regarding sleeping

You may find it helpful to get in touch with specific support groups for your child's sleeping, so here are some relevant groups listed below:

(Click on their name and it will take you through to their website)


The Children's Sleep Charity - 07912 667676

A charity that supports families to get a better night’s sleep by offering workshops, clinics and written materials.


Disabled Living Foundation - 0300 999 0004

A charity that provides imparial information and advice on equipment to assist your child at home, including baby monitors, beds, sleep systems and night time postural support, cots and accessories.


ERIC (Education and Resources for Improving Childhood Continence) - 0845 370 8008

A charity that supports children with continence problems and their parents
Their helpline can help with potty training, bed wetting, daytime wetting, constipation and soiling.
They also have a range of products to use at night to minimise the effort of changing bedding.

Family Fund - 01904 621 115

Gives grants to families on low income for washing machines and tumble driers or towards the cost of bedding or clothing.

Fledglings - 0845 458 1124

A charity that runs a helpline to aid parents to search for products including sleepwear, day and night-time wetting and equipment for bedtime like stay-on duvets.

Independent Living

Provides information about equipment to help living with a disability, such as 'tough' furniture and sleep solutions.


Lullaby Trust - 0808 802 6869

The Lullaby Trust provides expert advice on safer sleep for babies, emotional support for bereaved families and raises awareness of Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS)


Sensory Direct

Set up by parents, Sensory Direct sells weighted blankets for children and teenagers, and other weighted and sensory products that help children with sensory processing issues.


Sleep Solutions from Scope - 0808 800 3333

Provides support for families of disabled children that are having problems sleeping.
Sleep Solutions is for children between the ages of 2 and 19.  They offer a tailored sleep service that includes sleep training workshops, clinic appointments and home visits, where appropriate, as well as telephone and email support.  They understand that every family is different, and will support you in the most appropriate way, through an individual sleep programme.
Read more here.