SPACE Christmas Card Appeal 2021

Help us make a difference to other Hertfordshire families this Christmas.For Christmas, we're asking supporters to please consider donating to SPACE Hertfordshire instead of sending Christmas cards.In return, we'll send you a SPACE Christmas eco-friendly e-card, which you will be able to share with your loved ones explaining that you have donated what you'd usually … Continue reading SPACE Christmas Card Appeal 2021

My 50th Birthday jump for SPACE

Six years ago our younger son was diagnosed with ADHD and autism.  Whilst I had anticipated the ADHD diagnosis and done research on it, the Autism one came as a big surprise. Being an investigator, I started investigating and I found a small local neurodiversity charity, called SPACE, who provided us with information, support and activities … Continue reading My 50th Birthday jump for SPACE

ADHD & Me: Q&A with Karen Spencer, General Manager of SPACE

In the first of our '...and Me' series, Karen Spencer, General Manager of SPACE Hertfordshire opens up about her recent ADHD diagnosis When did you find out you had ADHD? Officially? About a month ago, unofficially when the people I worked with and a Clinical Psychologist I work with told me about 5 years ago. How … Continue reading ADHD & Me: Q&A with Karen Spencer, General Manager of SPACE

I ran the London Virtual Marathon for SPACE

I took up running in 2016. I was already a semi-regular at parkrun but could be found watching from the side-lines rather than participating – it was my wife, Francesca, who was a regular park runner. One day curiosity got the better of me and I decided to see what it was all about and … Continue reading I ran the London Virtual Marathon for SPACE

SPACE is a finalist in the National Diversity Awards 2021

Amazing news! We are both humbled and delighted to be able to share that out of over 50,000 nominations and votes, SPACE is a finalist in the Community Organisation Award for Disability at the National Diversity Awards 2021 in association with ITV News! Clare Brillus, Operations and Finance Manager at SPACE said, “This is such … Continue reading SPACE is a finalist in the National Diversity Awards 2021

SPACE launches new social communications workshops

Launched in conjunction with specialist Speech and Language Therapist Sam Amos, who has a clinical specialism in children with neurodevelopmental disabilities, our SPACE to Connect programme of workshops is designed specifically to help children aged approximately 11-14 years who have social communication difficulties. The programme has been launched in response to feedback from SPACE families … Continue reading SPACE launches new social communications workshops

SPACE’s graffiti event hits the headlines

SPACE hit the headlines for all the right reasons this weekend when MyCroxleyNews reported on the success of our fantastic graffiti session, hosted by The Red House pub in Croxley Green with graffiti artist Lee. SPACE is the Red House's charity of the year this year and we are so grateful for their support. A … Continue reading SPACE’s graffiti event hits the headlines

SPACE launches new online family fitness and wellbeing class

Launched in conjunction with MK these exclusive and fun fitness and wellbeing sessions are designed especially for SEN children and young people on the Autistic Spectrum, with ADHD or a related Neurodiverse condition. Siblings and parents are encouraged to join in so the whole family can enjoy a sense of physical and mental health and … Continue reading SPACE launches new online family fitness and wellbeing class