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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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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 …

MPC on Twitter

Looking forward to hearing @williamlaven2 speak today about his stammer in lockdown https://www.bbc.co.uk/sounds/play/live:bbc_radio_surrey. @alison_berquez from @thepalincentre will be joining the show too. Good luck guys, you’ll be great!

Happy birthday 🥳 NHS! We’re proud to be part of the health service, and equally proud to be part of the @WhitHealth family. Love the video, which features some of our own SLTs https://vimeo.com/435060687

Ahead of the easing of #lockdown this weekend, please act responsibly and do your bit to protect yourself, others and the NHS. Here is how you can have fun without taking risks:

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