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

“This training met my expectations and I now have an increased knowledge of theory and improved knowledge of PCI practice, therapist skills, structure of sessions and strategies.”

  • 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

Listen to young people saying how you can help

Watch the video
"Wait! I'm not finished yet..."

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MPC is active on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram.  Follow us to keep up to date with news about training opportunities and research findings, ‘top-tips’ from our team of therapists and feedback that we have received. Please follow, like and share!

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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Happy 4th of July to our many friends and colleagues in the US, with whom we love to collaborate @stutteringfdn Enjoy your celebrations !!#Happy4thofJuly

A wonderful evening with @GeorgeFreemanMP and friends from @ascstammering and many grown up children from @thepalincentre celebrating @JoannaHunter5 & @StevenGauge & the fantastic achievements of the Stambition programme. Thank you!

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