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NEWS: Marks & Spencer becomes first UK employer to offer dedicated name badges for staff who stammer

July 13th, 2022 – Marks & Spencer has become the first UK employer to offer dedicated name badges for staff who have a stammer. Thanks to a suggestion by Colleague Representative Megan Tomkies, a new name badge is available on request to all employees at M&S who have a stammer or have another speech difficulty. …

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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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