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

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