Although the children enjoy the activities, I have benefited so much from being able to talk to other parents and access support for me.

Janine - Thurrock

It is such a warm and friendly place and we can sit and relax with a coffee knowing both children are so happy - we never get a chance to do this anywhere else.

Rachel - Brentwood

News Friday 26th May 2017

Roll up! Roll up! For all the fun of the Fayre

The Big Top is the theme for the Blackmore Village Fayre this bank holiday Sunday and Monday, and SNAP is the headline charity. It promises to be a fabulous and fun event so don't forget to join in!


News Monday 15th May 2017

SNAP brings world renowned autism expert to Essex

World renowned expert on autism, Professor Tony Attwood, flew into Essex for the first time last week to deliver two presentations organised by SNAP.

Professor Tony Attwood, a clinical psychologist born in England and now living in Australia, was invited by SNAP to talk to its community of families and practitioners.

His appearance proved so popular that more than 200 people attended both presentations at the De Rougemont Manor Hotel in Warley on Wednesday 10th May.


News Thursday 11th May 2017

By George! Teenager’s Quiz Night supports SNAP

George, a pupil at St John Payne School in Chelmsford, not only made sure the event took place, he took on the role of quiz master and helped write the questions for the friends, family, fellow pupils and staff who attended.

He also arranged for live music from the Showchoir in Chelmsford on the night, as well as producing publicity material for the event and talking directly to local businesses, asking for raffle prizes. The generosity of dad's chiropody patients also greatly contributed.


News Tuesday 9th May 2017

Ten years on...we've all grown together

It's ten years since SNAP moved into its purpose built centre and for one young girl in particular, the 17th May 2007 was a very special day.

Rosie Walker was just two years old on the day the centre was opened by HRH The Countess of Wessex and she was selected to present our Royal visitor with a beautiful bouquet of flowers.