About Stammering

When stammering makes talking hard it can be about more than just getting words out.

In this section you will get a deeper understanding of what stammering is, what causes it, what the experience of stammering can be like and how you can help yourself or others.

We see children, young people and adults at the MPC. Find the information here that is right for you.


  • Children
  • Young people
  • Parents
  • Adults
  • Teachers
  • Speech & Language Therapists
  • GPs or other professionals

Sometimes you just need someone to talk to


Sometimes you just need someone to talk to

Our Helpline, 020 3316 8100, is open during office hours (9am-5pm) and voicemail messages can be left when the office is closed.

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Travers Reid Hon FRCSLT

Co-founder and Life President of Action for Stammering Children Travers was a true gentleman whose ambition and achievements have changed the lives of many thousands of children and families. First and foremost he was a devoted family man, married to Sandra for 60 years and intensely proud of his children and grandchildren.  More than 30 …


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