SPACE Summer Workshops Open for Bookings

We have released our summer training, workshops and courses schedule for parents and carers today. Some much in demand regular workshops are joined by some new ones that we have added based on feedback from SPACE families including workshops on anger and conflict and how to support learners who have demand avoidance. Booking for April … Continue reading SPACE Summer Workshops Open for Bookings

SPACE Conference with Professor Tony Attwood

SPACE is proud to present a conference for parents, carers and professionals with the world renowned Autism expert, Professor Tony Attwood. Book tickets here: https://space-presents-professor-tony-attwood.eventbrite.co.uk/?aff=web With a career spanning five decades, Professor Tony Attwood is considered to be one of the world’s foremost experts on Autism Spectrum Disorder and we are thrilled he is flying … Continue reading SPACE Conference with Professor Tony Attwood

Puberty and Neurodiversity with Dr Mark Brown

It was clear from the start that this was going to be a direct, honest, and practical workshop. Mark began by saying that however much we may wish it isn’t going to happen, even neurodiverse children and young people will go through puberty. Puberty is part of being a human being. Autism or ADHD does … Continue reading Puberty and Neurodiversity with Dr Mark Brown

DLA workshop with the Money Advice Unit

Sally Hattle from the Money Advice Unit joined SPACE for a hugely informative workshop on how to apply for Disability Living Allowance (DLA). What is DLA? Any child who has a disability – including autism, ADHD and neurodiverse conditions – might qualify for DLA. DLA helps to meet the extra costs that you might have … Continue reading DLA workshop with the Money Advice Unit

Understanding and Supporting Emotional Regulation

We were recently joined by Susan Brooks, Educational and Child Psychologist, who led a workshop on Understanding and Supporting Emotional Regulation covering: The impact of Sensory ProcessingArousal levels and AnxietyUnderstanding our own emotional regulation andHelpful strategies for supporting our children Susan went through so much useful information! She started the workshop by talking about what … Continue reading Understanding and Supporting Emotional Regulation

Check in and Chat: Autism and ADHD

This week’s Check in and Chat was hosted by Liz Stanley, SPACE’s Training Lead, who led us through a whistle stop tour of SPACE’s Understanding Autism and ADHD Workshop. We covered: What is Autism and ADHDThe characteristics of Autism and ADHDExecutive Functioning and Emotional RegulationThe impact of a dual diagnosis There was so much helpful … Continue reading Check in and Chat: Autism and ADHD

ASD and Tourettes: Sophia Savidis-Macris

A huge thank you to Sophia Savidis-Macris who joined us for what was both an educational and inspirational talk on autism and Tourette Syndrome. Sophia shared with us the events that led up to her ASD diagnosis when she was 16. How years of masking took their toll and everything came to a head on … Continue reading ASD and Tourettes: Sophia Savidis-Macris