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?
Young people
  • 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

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 …

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