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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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Day 3 “It’s not just about the stammer”
Stammering therapy is about so much more than the stammer, it’s also about overall communication skills. Between 70-93% of all our communication is nonverbal, so tapping into communication skills in therapy is key! #ISAD2021

Half way through our #PracticeInterview event and, with over 100 participants, it’s wonderful to be hearing plenty of heartwarming feedback from #interviewees & #interviewers. Thanks for sharing! #OKToStutter #ISAD2021 #Allies #RealisingPotential #Interviews

“It’s not a ‘good’ day or a ‘bad’ day it’s just another day”
 
The way we talk about stammering is important, we need to be thoughtful of talking about it a non-judgemental way, not using words such as, ‘good’, ‘bad’, ‘better’ or ‘worse’, but just encouraging children to talk.

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