ABOUT STAMMERING

Children

Stammering means that your words get stuck when you speak. About 5% of children stammer so, if you stammer, you are not alone.

You can get loads of information here about:

  • What is stammering?
  • Why do people stammer?
  • Who I can talk to about it?
  • How can I attend the MPC?
  • Top tips
  • What if I'm being teased?
Children

“Essential for all speech and language therapists with a stammering caseload to go on this. It’s re-booted how I work” (July 2019).

  • What is stammering?
  • Why do people stammer?
  • Who I can talk to about it?
  • How can I attend the MPC?
  • Top tips
  • What if I'm being teased?

Helpline

020 3316 8100

Talk with an expert.

Get information and advice.

Our helpline is for parents or carers, children, young people or adults who stammer,  speech and language therapists, teachers, employers, GPs and other professionals.

Therapists man the helpline regularly during the week. Phone to find out when the next helpline slot is or email and a therapist will get back to you. Let us know if it is urgent.

 

 

Teachers

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Latest news

Richard Mintz OBE

In its early days, Richard was a trustee of the charity Association for Research into Stammering in Childhood (now Action for Stammering Children). This charity, chaired by Travers Reid, worked together with the NHS to set up the Michael Palin Centre under the leadership of Lena Rustin. The Michael Palin Centre became an internationally renowned …

12th Oxford Dysfluency Conference

Due to COVID-19 the 12th ODC has been postponed. It will now take place from the 6th-9th January 2021 with the theme ‘Challenge and Change.’ Go to http://www.dysfluencyconference.com for more information about the programme and how to register or submit an abstract.

Online Summer Group for Young People who Stammer – Summer 2020

This course is now full but you can still make a referral, for yourself or someone else, so that we can consider other ways to help. Our 2-week summer group runs once a year each July but we run individual therapy sessions all year round. You can click here to read more about our summer group and to …