#Harley’s 3 miles for SPACE

Harley has known that he is autistic since he was diagnosed when he was 3. We call it his Superpower. He likes to chat and often when we are out and about he may strike up a conversation with someone, tell them that he is 'tistic (as he puts it!) and ask them if they … Continue reading #Harley’s 3 miles for SPACE

Check in and Chat – Talking Teens: Post-16 transitions

Online Check in and Chat - Talking Teens On today's Check in and Chat we were joined by Sandra Mahoney, DSPL4's transition worker for post 16s. Sandra was employed by DSPL4 (Borough of Broxbourne; from Hoddesdon to Waltham Cross) following a consultation with parents, schools, settings and other stakeholders in the area which found post 16 … Continue reading Check in and Chat – Talking Teens: Post-16 transitions

SPACE to Drive – May

We may be experiencing some of the worst May weather is years but that wasn't going to stop our intrepid young drivers taking to the road! We had another fabulous day at EXL Driving School (despite the miserable weather!) Nervous faces before their driving lesson and then all smiles, pride and a sense of achievement … Continue reading SPACE to Drive – May

Check in and Chat – Talking Teens: Services for Young People

Throughout May we are ‘Talking Teens’ at our Check In and Chat online sessions.  In our first session of the month we were pleased to welcome Mark Hughes from HCC’s Services for Young People. Services for Young People is part of Hertfordshire County Council and provides youth work projects, information, advice, guidance, work-related learning and … Continue reading Check in and Chat – Talking Teens: Services for Young People

Online cookalong – Chicken Enchiladas

Another fantastic exclusive SPACE cookery class hosted by Carole Rose who runs the Alphabake Cookery School. Chicken Enchiladas - yum! It is always so lovely to see the kids take so much pride in making meals not just for themselves but for others too. These classes are great for building confidence, gaining valuable life skills … Continue reading Online cookalong – Chicken Enchiladas

I ran a marathon on a treadmill

I started running just over 2 years ago in 2018. The impetus to start came from my then 5 year old daughter Evie who wanted to run at junior parkrun. Panic set in there and then. Having been diagnosed with Adult Onset Stills disease in 2010, I had spent the best parts of my 20s … Continue reading I ran a marathon on a treadmill

SPACE launches Lending SPACE

We are so excited to announce the launch of Lending SPACE. Based in Hertford, Lending SPACE is our new equipment lending library that lends out sensory, practical and educational resources to families who live in Hertfordshire with children and young people with additional needs. The lending library is funded by Hertfordshire County Council. For more … Continue reading SPACE launches Lending SPACE

Herts Young Mariners Paddlesports

What a wonderful day spent at Herts Young Mariners Base, where sixteen children and young people worked towards their accredited paddlesports level 1 certificate. Everyone did amazingly, and had so much fun. And the sun even came out...eventually! Thanks again, an amazing experience for our kidsTina Leeming SPACE Families having fun and learning paddlesports at … Continue reading Herts Young Mariners Paddlesports