Sharing the latest news of SNAP’s work and how the charity puts families first. Here you can find articles on how our training sessions are empowering parents, learn more about the positive impact of our services and activities, be inspired from our family, volunteer and supporters stories and find out more about some of our future opportunities.

Positivity is paramount!

Focus on the positive! That was the overriding message from independent autism expert Geoff Evans when he spoke about challenging behaviours to more than 200 parents and professionals at The SNAP Centre.

A Tri-umphant debut

Organised by Tri Sport Essex, a Triathlon club with a 30-year history, the event provided a great introduction to triathlons and SNAP was chosen as the recipient charity!

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Ignoring the judgment

SNAP parent, Natalie, blogs about her family’s journey after her son was diagnosed at 2.5 years old with autism along with sensory processing disorder, global development delay and a speech and language delay. Here she gives a little insight…

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Karen Boath appointed SNAP’s CEO

Our Family Services Director, Karen Boath, has been appointed SNAP’s Chief Executive and is determined to continue to provide families with the ‘gold star’ service that SNAP has delivered since the charity first opened its doors in 1994.

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External Evaluation Report

SNAP’s Helpline and Face-to-Face sessions were part of an external evaluation funded by The National Lottery Community Fund and conducted by evaluation specialists Eastside Primetimers. Based on a wealth of feedback from parents and carers, the research tells a clear and consistent story of the real and lasting positive impact that SNAP has on family life.

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Over the last year with routines disrupted and regular carers unable to help, Lucy has taken on a bigger role supporting her brother William, bringing them closer than ever before.

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