March 2022 Highlights

We sprang into Spring welcoming March with a typically packed schedule of workshops and activities for all our SPACE families. There were lots of things to celebrate in March too. All the hard work and determination shown by the young SPACErs at Karate club paid of as they had their official grading. Celebrations all round … Continue reading March 2022 Highlights

Supporting Siblings

The brothers and sisters of our neurodiverse children are amazing. They will often have a completely unique relationship – understanding and interpreting their sibling’s experiences better than anyone. And research shows that having a SEND sibling can help children be more tolerant, more resilient, more understanding and accepting of others and many other valuable traits … Continue reading Supporting Siblings

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

SPACE makes final 8 at the National Diversity Awards

What an absolutely inspiring time we have had at the National Diversity Awards this weekend. We didn't win the category we were finalists in this year, but were so honoured and humbled to have made it to the final 8 in our category of Community Organisation of the Year for Disability out of over 50,000 … Continue reading SPACE makes final 8 at the National Diversity Awards

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

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 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