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Snap News: News in April 2017

This months news kindly sponsored by:
Jessica Kingsley Publishers

Jessica Kingsley publish books for professionals and general readers in a range of subjects including autism spectrum, social work, and arts therapies, mental health, counselling, palliative care and practical theology.


 

Welcome to this month's Snap News! 
 

Do let us know if you have something to share with our readers; we're always pleased to receive articles of interest or recommendations.

We wish you a very happy bank holiday weekend! 

The Snap team

Content:

Tea & SCones for TSA Appeal


Last year the Tuberous Scelrosis Association raised over £7,000 with their Tea & Scones appeal to help fund their research and support – and they’re doing it again this year!

2017 is their 40th Anniversary and they are asking people to don aprons, send out those invites and help raise even more money and awareness. 
Tea & Scones Fundraising Pack
Their top fund raising ideas are:
  • A Summer garden party
  • Scone bake off
  • Office breakfast
  • Tea cocktail party
  • High tea party
 
To find out more about TSC and how you can help support this great charity see the video below and their website where you can download the TSA fundraising pack (or click on the image -->)

> Read more here...

#TeaandSCones 2017

Everyone's "normal" is different:Snap likes this blog

Autism is not a binary, by Georgia Harper

Know Your Normal is all about empowering autistic people to assess and communicate our own “normal” rather than being obliged to conform to rigid expectations – whether they’re expectations from the neurotypical world, or expectations about what an autistic person should be.
 

Snap comes to Scotland!Scottish Flag

 

Looking for work or support in Scotland?


Although Snap Care is based in London, since 2001 we have worked with families, clients, case managers and solicitors across the UK and we are delighted to now be able to offer our services in Scotland.

Janet MacLennan
Snap's longest serving recruiter, Janet MacLennan, has now relocated back to Scotland and is ready to offer our same personalised service to clients and candidates north of the border! 

To register a vacancy in Scotland, click here
To register your interest to work in Scotland, click here

You can contact Janet directly by email or call our main number 020 7729 2200 for further information. 

Snap Care the specialist recruitment agency placing high calibre professionals to support babies, children, teenagers and adults with disabilities & additional needs.
 

Hope for Premature Babies

Hope that synthetic wombs will reduce risk of disability


An artificial womb designed to support critically premature babies has been demonstrated successfully in animals for the first time, in an advance that could transform the lives of the most fragile newborns.
 

College officially becomes Royal College of Occupational Therapists


The College of Occupational Therapists has officially been renamed the Royal College of Occupational Therapists today, 19 April 2017, after Her Majesty The Queen granted permission for the Royal title to be used by the College which can trace its origins back to 1936.

The College is the professional body for occupational therapy representing nearly 32,000 occupational therapists across the whole of the United Kingdom. Occupational therapists provide life-changing support to people managing illness, injuries and a wide range of physical and mental health conditions across both health and social care settings. Uniquely, they work to enable people to carry out daily activities ('occupations') which are essential for health and happiness. This vital care helps people recover and build new skills to enjoy a full and independent life.

  

 

Scope Travel Tips

Srin Madipalli disabled entrepreneur and CEO at Accomable

Srin Madipalli is the disabled entrepreneur and CEO at Accomable, who promote accessible hotel room and holiday homes which can be booked online (A great website, think accessible  AirBnb!).

Srin has written a useful article where he shares his top travel tips. 

 
 
 

 #Snap Hot Twitter Topics This Month!

#LondonMarathon


This month the #LondonMarathon was all over Twitter, with so many people supporting so many great charities it was impossible to mention them all. 

Below is a really small selection, but well done to everyone who took part and showed such great commitment and stamina! 
#LondonMarathon
 
 

YouTube Clips
A couple of favourite clips from April!

Ambitious about Autism: Know your normal
Sesame Street: Meet Julia (Full Clip | 10 Min)
Sesame Street: Meet Julia
 
Tell Us About Your Favourite Clips!

Have something to share?

If you have a favourite video clip, app, website or book, why not send us the details so we can share with everyone through Snap News. We would also love to hear about new technology and equipment, activities and resources that you particularly like. 

Send your nuggets to jackie@snapcare.co.uk or call Jackie on 020 7729 2200 
 


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