December 5, 2019

We have designed this project because many autistic individuals have informed us about experiencing sleep problems. As a result, we want to learn more about these sleep problems in autistic adults and provide ways that may help improve sleep. Throughout the project we...

June 19, 2019

Organised by Dr Georgia Pavlopoulou the LiLAS lab hosted their first UCL Open Sleep Day event. The event was open to parents, teens and professionals with an interest in sleep science, typical and atypical development and family experiences. In addition, a group of yea...

June 4, 2019

This year the annual Sleep and Development Scientists Network was hosted by the Department of Psychology at the University of York. The day consisted of talks and discussions into the role that sleep plays in memory and development, with research presented from both ty...

March 7, 2018

Researchers from UCL and the University of Warwick work with siblings to help shape research at the first ever Sibling Research Advisory Group. 

The Sibling Research Advisory Group (SRAG) is a collaborative multidisciplinary initiative organised by Mhairi McKenzie (UCL...

November 10, 2017

Infants spend three-quarters of their time sleeping, children about half of their time, and adults about one-third. Adolescence is a period of development during which sleep patterns often change quite radically. So, why do we spend so much time sleeping? Is it merely...

October 6, 2017

The Teen Sleep Project will be looking at ways in which novel interventions for teens with austism can help improve sleep patterns. 

It is funded by the John and Lorna Wing Foundation. For more information please visit: 

www.lilaslab.com/teensleepproject

June 7, 2017

UCL Institute of Education’s (IOE) Lilas Lab hosted a week occupation at the Centres of Arts and Education in the city of Kalamata (Greece) in partnership with Association of Parents of Children & Adolescents with Autism and Specialised Autism Day Care Centre of Messin...

April 4, 2017

Sleep Monitoring Workshop 

Dr Anna Joyce, Lilas external collaborator, visited the Lilas team at IOE and delivered a workshop on non-invasive sleep monitoring for toddlers, children and adults with neurodevelopmental disorders. 

Anna drew from her rich experience as the...

March 20, 2017

Congratulations to Georgia Pavlopoulou, Rehab Alrajhi and Wasmiah Bin Eid.  Georgia has been selected to make a presentation at the International Meeting for Autism Research, IMFAR. Rehab Alrajhi and Wasmiah Bin Eid will be presenting posters at the conference, which t...

October 28, 2016

LiLAS held its first ever symposium on the science of sleep in developmental disorders. The keynote speaker, Jamie Edgin, spoke of her work on examining sleep’s influence on memory and learning in neurodevelopmental disorders, including Down syndrome and autism. 

Speake...

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