ABOUT STAMMERING

Young people

Are you looking for information or advice? Find out more here about stammering, cluttering, managing anxiety, managing teasing or bullying, top tips for helping yourself with your stammer and how to get referred to the MPC.

Are you struggling with the impact that coronavirus is having on your life at the moment? Have a look at the resources at YoungMinds (a UK charity supporting young people with mental health).

Lots of people will find that they stammer more at the moment, maybe because of uncertainty, changes in routine, crises in the family or worry. Try not to be tough on yourself and try to talk to someone about how things are.

  • What is stammering?
  • What causes stammering?
  • What about cluttering?
  • Who can I talk to?
  • What can I do to help myself?
  • How can I manage worry & anxiety?
  • What if I'm being teased or bullied?
  • How do I get referred to the MPC?
  • What is stammering?
  • What causes stammering?
  • What about cluttering?
  • Who can I talk to?
  • What can I do to help myself?
  • How can I manage worry & anxiety?
  • What if I'm being teased or bullied?
  • How do I get referred to the MPC?

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

Online Summer Group for Young People who Stammer – Summer 2021

We are staying online for this summer’s course for young people aged 15-18 years. If you are interested in this for yourself, or if you are an SLT then look at our information about making a referral. This year’s summer online group will be one week long. You can click here to read more about our summer …

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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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