SNAP (Special Needs Assessment Profile)

teach primary awards shortlistedNEW 2018 online edition of our bestselling SEN profiling tool

SNAP-SpLD (Specific Learning Difficulties) and SNAP-B (Behaviour) are online diagnostic assessments designed to pinpoint specific learning and behavioural difficulties which without diagnosis, may limit a child’s potential to learn. They also offer targeted interventions involving both home and school, offering an entirely rounded approach to fully support the specific needs of every child.

  • Online assessments are easy to administer without the need for specialist training
  • Quickly identify areas of need as well as strengths to be celebrated
  • Generate reports and choose from hundreds of targeted interventions
  • Supports a rounded approach involving both home and school

SNAP follows the Assess - Plan - Do - Review model set out in the SEND Code of Practice (2015).


SNAP-SpLD is suitable for ages 4 to 16      SNAP-B is suitable for ages 5 to 16

Watch a SNAP walkthrough demonstration


Factors profiled for SNAP-SpLD

SNAP-SpLD (Specific Learning Difficulties) identifies and provides interventions for 20 learning difficulties - more than any other single SEN tool. The three online questionnaires identify strengths and weaknesses and generate interventions based on the child's individual needs. There are 86 interventions to choose from for ages 4 to 6 and 134 interventions for ages 7 to 16.

Processing speed
Reading (dyslexia)
Phonological skills
Spelling (dyslexia)
Auditory processing

Auditory working memory
Visual working memory
Expressive and receptive language
Social communication
Sensory processing
Gross motor coordination skills

Academic self-esteem
Social self-esteem
Dysgraphic and hand-eye coordination skills
Visual comfort and control
Maths and number
Self-monitoring and planning

Factors profiled for SNAP-B 

SNAP-B (Behaviour) identifies and provides interventions for 17 social, emotional and behavioural difficulties. The three online questionnaires identify strengths and weaknesses and generate interventions based on the child's individual needs. There are 78 interventions to choose from. 

Relationship with self
Explosive anger
Implosive anger
Academic self-esteem
Social self-esteem
Relationship with self

Relationships with other children
Friendship deficit
Instrumental aggression
Attention-seeking from peers
Being hurtful towards peers
Relationships with other children at home

Relationships with adults
Attention-seeking from adults
Defiance towards adults
Over-dependence on adults
Being hurtful towards adults
Relationships with adults at home

What's included in a SNAP-SpLD or SNAP-B online subscription?

  • Access to online questionnaires
  • Access to printable Family and What I Feel Questionnaires (these can also be taken online)
  • Next steps and interventions
  • Instant online reporting to show progress over time

Helpful guidance on administering the questionnaires is included in the User Handbooks which are sold separately. 

Want to speak to someone to discuss your school's bespoke needs? 

Get in touch with your friendly local assessment consultant who would be more than happy to provide an online demo and discuss your school's individual needs. 

Looking for additional support identifying pupils with specific learning difficulties? Attend our one-day training session with Lorraine Petersen OBE. Find out more and book your space here

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