Managing sleep in children with ASD and benefits of pharmacological intervention
Dr Sudipta Sen is the clinical lead for Richmond Community Paediatric Medical Services and lead for under 5 years assessment of childhood autism in Richmond. With 28 years of experience as a paediatrician, specialising in neuro-disability, she has trained in ADOS, ADI, DISCO, Griffith’s developmental scale, PET 2 epilepsy and is a qualified sleep practitioner. She completed her DCH and MRCPCH in 2000 and has been elected as Fellow of the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health since 2018. She is a mentor, trainer and assessor for paediatricians aspiring to become consultants in the UK and works jointly with the GMC and RCPCH as a member of the CESR sub-committee. With a special interest in ADHD occurring with learning disabilities in children, Dr Sen regularly lectures in ADHD workshops and webinars for doctors, parents and the voluntary sector. She is a passionate advocate for nurturing neurodiversity and early assessment of diverse development as the key to providing growing children with the best outcomes for their future.
What will the webinar cover?
Key learning objectives
- To highlight the challenges of managing sleep in children with ASD and provide management strategies to improve outcomes.