Resources For educators

Understanding more about narcolepsy and the impact is has, is vital to being able to support students with narcolepsy in realising their full potential.

Below is a collection of items which may be of particular help to educators.


Narcolepsy does not affect intelligence. A person with Narcolepsy can perform very well in education, however the symptoms of Narcolepsy may have a significant impact on a person’s ability to learn. As Narcolepsy typically develops during childhood and teen years, support in education is vital for sufferers Narcolepsy. A person with Narcolepsy may find it much harder to stay focussed and alert in class, may need to take regular sleep intervals, and may need adaptations and support during exams.