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Stambassadors – Inspiring Young People To Think Big About Their Career

Whether they’re moving on to secondary school, university, or their first job, we want young people who stammer to take every opportunity.

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Stammering Network congratulate ITV on raising awareness of stammering but highlights that there are a range of therapies available

The Stammering Network highlights other therapy.

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COOP Community Fund – How to choose Action for Stammering Children if you live outside London

As we kick off the new year, we wanted to remind you about the Coop Community Fund.

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THANK YOU for Helping Us Raise Over £30k!

WE DID IT! Thanks to your generosity, we’ve managed to smash our £30k target in the Big Give Christmas Challenge

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Double your Donation with the Big Give Christmas Challenge!

Help ASC raise £30k for the MPC Helpline with the Big Give ‘Double your Donation’ Christmas Challenge 2017!

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Ed Balls Talks to Nursery World about his Stammer and work with ASC

Every year on 22 October I make sure I show my support for International Stammering Awareness Day (ISAD).

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Chief Executive, Phil Pyatt, tells us about his first year at ASC

Well, it’s been over a year now since I became Chief Executive of Action for Stammering Children, and time has really flown by!  Running this small, but far...

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ASC Launches New Website in time for ISAD!

Happy International Stammering Awareness Day (ISAD) everyone! We hope you're having a great day shouting about stammering...

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Youth Panel Member, James, raises money for ASC!

On Saturday the 14th of October I set out at the crack of dawn for a 12 hour bike ride, where I would aim to ride 150 miles to raise money for ASC.

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Why Phil’s Stammer inspired him to become an SLT

As I grew up with a stammer, becoming a speech therapist was the only thing I really wanted to be.

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Colin Firth and Ed Balls host private screening for ASC

Oscar-winning actor Colin Firth and Ed Balls, former Shadow Chancellor of the Exchequer and Strictly star, hosted a private screening of Kingsman...

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Coping with Stammering at University

A few weeks ago I was contacted by my speech and language therapist, Teressa Howarth...

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ASC Youth Panel Member, Joe Allen, discusses stammering on BBC Essex!

I have been attending the Starfish Project, a speech...

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Latest News from the ASC Youth Panel

Another Saturday and another successful meeting for Action for Stammering Children’s Youth Panel...

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ASC Youth Panel – One Year On!

From the Youth Panel first forming in September 2015, things have begun to kick off. The Youth Panel...

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Zain Ghani, ASC Youth Panel Member – Work Experience – Speaker’s House Event

Monday 17th October was my first day on work experience...

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ASC survey of stammering services

Action for Stammering Children has released the results of two surveys we carried out to find out what parents...

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A warm welcome to our new Youth Panel members!

ASC’s mission is to transform the lives of young people who stammer...

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An Interview with Ben Cleary

Ben Cleary is a film writer and director from Dublin and his recent short film ‘Stutterer’...

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An open letter to young women who stammer

In October 2015, ASC launched it’s Youth Panel who’s purpose is to represent the voices of young people who stammer...

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Calling all parents!

As part of ASC’s continuing review of speech and language services across the UK, we have commissioned a survey...

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A message from our Youth Panel

Action for Stammering Children (ASC) is the Charity that works hard to help children and young people who stammer...

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A call to all SLTs!

Action for Stammering Children (ASC) has commissioned an independent review to help us...

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One London Virgin Money Marathon place available!

On the Sunday 24th April 2016, over 50,000 runners will take part in the Virgin Money London and you could be one of them!

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ASC’s newly appointed Youth Panel

Balshen Izzet, Chief Executive of Action for Stammering Children Action for Stammering Children (ASC) is delighted to announce...

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Want to run for charity?

Action for Stammering Children (ASC) has some exciting news for you all.

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Why we work with young people

Some thoughts from Jane Harley, one of the Michael Palin Centre speech and language therapy team…

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May the force be with you this bank holiday!

Today is everyone’s favourite Friday…the Friday before Bank Holiday Monday! 

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Training for the Marathon? Pft… I trained for the circus today (OK, the Marathon runners win!)​

The Michael Palin Centre is buzzing..

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Ed Balls: Help Unlock a Child’s Voice

I was honoured to join Action for Stammering Children (ASC) with Oscar-winning actor Colin Firth...

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January Blues?

The festive period is now just a distant memory and the January blues are biting...

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A Wonderful Time to Join ASC

It’s two days until Christmas and I haven’t bought a single present yet…

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Intense!

It’s the last afternoon of the Michael Palin Centre ‘intensive’ (that’s a two week intensive group therapy course...

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Children who Stammer Make Some Noise (and so do Michael and Ed!)

A number of London radio stations, such as Heart, LBC, Capital...

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All in a day’s work

It was the last day of our two-week group intensive therapy course for young people who stammer aged 15 to 18...

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‘Old Boys’ and ‘Old Girls’

We sometimes wonder what happened to children and young people who have attended for therapy...

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