Year: 2022

My experience of attending “Talking Out” – Zain Ghani

On Monday 30th May, I attended the ASC “Talking Out” residential at Bewerley Park Centre for Outdoor Education in Harrogate. This residential provides a safe space to normalise stammering for children and young people and provide opportunities for individuals to stretch out of their comfort zone through taking part in outdoor activities. I have previously attended …

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NEWS: Action for Stammering Children appoints Ria Bernard as Chief Executive

We are delighted to share with you today the appointment of Ria Bernard as the new Chief Executive of Action for Stammering Children (ASC). In appointing her from a strong field of applicants, the Trustees commented on the strength of her vision for the charity, and her clinical and public policy experience. Ria is a …

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REVIEW: ‘Wonder Boy’ at The Old Vic, Bristol – ★★★★★

Action for Stammering Children has recently appointed a new Communications and Projects Co-ordinator, Connor Tregunna. He recently organised a theatre trip to Bristol for our Youth Panel and here is his personal review of the production.  For a long time, when I’ve told people I have a stammer, they often say “Oh, like in The King’s Speech?” …

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Help us set the questions for the future of stammering research!

Stammering charities, professional bodies, researchers, parents, teachers and young people who stammer have all come together to determine and define the most important research priorities. They have formed a steering group which have created this survey that will result in finding the most important questions to be answered by researchers, in the field of stammering.  …

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EVENT: Action for Stammering Children is excited to present ‘Stammering: A Mother’s Perspective’

Stammering: A Mother’s Perspective  When: 30th March 2022, 6.30pm Where: Zoom Action for Stammering Children is pleased to share details of an upcoming online discussion, hosted by ASC Trustee, Broadcaster, Writer and Journalist Samira Ahmed, in conversation with Actress, Comedian and Writer Lucy Porter. Both have experience of being a mother to a young person who stammers.   This is a great …

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Reaching Young People who Stammer in 2022: Action For Stammering Children joins TikTok

At Action for Stammering Children, we are driven by our six key strategic goals and our vision for a society where children and young people who stammer have the same opportunities and quality of life as their peers. Within these strategic goals is the aim of empowering children and young people who stammer by giving them a …

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Action for Stammering Children’s Chief Executive, Steven Gauge, has announced he will be stepping down in May, this year.

The Charity, Action for Stammering Children looks back at the work...

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