Our research activity – and the chance to take part!
Over the last year, we’ve been keen to bring you insights into the ongoing research taking place in the world of stammering. From our new podcast series, Stammercast, in which our fantastic Youth Panel have spoken to academics across UK institutions about their research projects to events that shed light on international research activity. On …Read more
The Oxford Dysfluency Conference: learning from researchers across the globe
Last week researchers from around the world came together for the 12th Oxford Dysfluency Conference, which for the first time took place online. Over two days, more than 300 delegates were able to immerse themselves in the wealth of research that is taking place internationally and hear from a host of eminent academics in the …Read more
We are taking part in the Big Give Christmas Challenge 2020
Where one donation, creates twice the impact We are taking part in the Big Give Christmas Challenge this year! It’s a brilliant way to support Action for Stammering Children, by simply donating online. The campaign works by doubling your donation during the week from the 1st – 8th December. Any money raised this week will go towards …Read more
Chair of Trustees, Joanna Hunter OBE, is stepping down next year.
Chair of Trustees, Joanna Hunter OBE, is stepping down next year.Read more
One-to-one career mentors for young people who stammer...Read more
It’s International Stammering Awareness Day 2020!
Thursday 22nd October 2020 is International Stammering Awareness Day. This year our focus is to empower children and young people who stammer...Read more
Lockdown sees 57% rise in calls to stammering helpline
The number of calls to the stammering helpline have increased by 57.6% over Lockdown...Read more
Enhancing our understanding: stammering & mental health
This Mental Health Awareness Week, we wanted to share with you some of the work we’re doing to advance our understanding...Read more
2.6 Challenge Triumph
Wow! What a day.
The friends and supporters of Action for Stammering Children really did us proud with their 2.6 challenge. 50 wonderful people all running, walking...Read more
Michael Derrig-Adams, who raised over £13,000, was interviewed on ITV news and Channel 5!
Michael Derrig-Adams, who last year raised over £13,000...Read more
“Over a fifth of Britons feel comfortable with jokes about stammering” finds YouGov Study
“Over a fifth of Britons feel comfortable with jokes about stammering” finds YouGov StudyRead more
Calling children who stammer and their parents to be part of an online UCL research study
Would you like to take part in this new research study about stammering?Read more
Travers Reid Hon FRCSLT Co-founder and Life President of Action for Stammering Children
Travers Reid...Read more
Postcode lottery in specialist stammering services across the UK
Read our latest report...Read more
Upcoming Event – Sir Michael Palin: Live on Stage at Cadogan Hall
Join Michael at Cadogan Hall on the 26th February 2020...Read more
‘Strictly’ Leaderboard and Meet the Couples!
Meet the couples and check out who's top of the leaderboard!Read more
Careers Networking Event
For young people who stammer, climbing the first rungs of the career ladder...Read more
“When I met Michael Palin”
I arrived at the BBC studios filled with excitement for that morning...Read more
We Did It! Thank you for helping us reach our Big Give Christmas Challenge Target
WE DID IT! Thanks to your...Read more
Double Your Donation this week with the Big Give Christmas Challenge!
Help ASC raise £20k for the...Read more
Congratulations Phoebe and Team Rickshaw!
They've done it! Team Rickshaw have completed...Read more
Trustees’ Week: Claudine writes about her experience as a Trustee for ASC
I write these words five days...Read more
Youth Panelist, Phoebe, to take part in BBC One Show’s Rickshaw Challenge!
Pheobe from the ASC Youth...Read more
The Travers Reid Award 2018
Applications are invited for the 2018 Travers Reid Award to be made in honour...Read more
ASC Youth Panelist, Phoebe, blogs about first ‘Stamback in Time’ Session
When we arrived...Read more
Hard-hitting speech by fifteen-year-old student wins “Speak Out” Challenge!
Fifteen-year-old Erin...Read more
Captain Jimmy Lang on why he became a Stambassador
It is important that children, who are our future, are...Read more
ASC Launches Stamback In Time
Action for Stammering Children are very excited to announce...Read more
Stambassadors – Inspiring Young People To Think Big About Their Career
Whether they’re moving on...Read more
Stammering Network congratulate ITV on raising awareness of stammering
ITV has raised awareness...Read more
COOP Community Fund – How to choose Action for Stammering Children if you live outside London
As we kick off the new year...Read more
THANK YOU for Helping Us Raise Over £30k!
WE DID IT! Thanks to your generosity, we’ve managed...Read more
Double your Donation with the Big Give Christmas Challenge!
Help ASC raise £30k for the MPC Helpline...Read more
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...Read more
Chief Executive, Phil Pyatt, tells us about his first year at ASC
Well, it’s been over a year now since I became...Read more
ASC Launches New Website in time for ISAD!
Happy International Stammering Awareness Day (ISAD) everyone!Read more
Youth Panel Member, James, raises money for ASC!
On Saturday the 14th of October I set out...Read more
Why Phil’s Stammer inspired him to become an SLT
As I grew up with a stammer, becoming a speech...Read more
Colin Firth and Ed Balls host private screening for ASC
Oscar-winning actor Colin Firth and Ed Balls, former...Read more
Coping with Stammering at University
A few weeks ago I was contacted by my speech and language therapist, Teressa Howarth...Read more
ASC Youth Panel Member, Joe Allen, discusses stammering on BBC Essex!
I have been attending...Read more
Latest News from the ASC Youth Panel
Another Saturday and another successful meeting...Read more
ASC Youth Panel – One Year On!
From the Youth Panel first forming in September 2015...Read more
Zain Ghani, ASC Youth Panel Member – Work Experience – Speaker’s House Event
Monday 17th October was...Read more
ASC survey of stammering services
Action for Stammering Children has released...Read more
A warm welcome to our new Youth Panel members!
ASC’s mission is to transform...Read more
An Interview with Ben Cleary
Ben Cleary is a film writer and director from Dublin and his recent short film ‘Stutterer’...Read more
An open letter to young women who stammer
In October 2015, ASC launched it’s Youth Panel...Read more
Calling all parents!
As part of ASC’s continuing review of speech and language services across the UK, we have commissioned a survey...Read more
A message from our Youth Panel
We asked Joel Winston, a member of our Youth Panel to write about what it's like...Read more
A call to all SLTs!
Action for Stammering Children (ASC) has commissioned an independent review to help us...Read more
One London Virgin Money Marathon place available!
On the Sunday 24th April 2016, over 50,000 runners will take part...Read more
ASC’s newly appointed Youth Panel
The Board of Trustees of ASC recognise that children and young people...Read more
Want to run for charity?
Action for Stammering Children (ASC) has some exciting news for you all.Read more
Why we work with young people
Some thoughts from Jane Harley, one of...Read more
May the force be with you this bank holiday!
Today is everyone’s favourite Friday…the Friday before Bank Holiday Monday!Read more
Training for the Marathon? Pft… I trained for the circus today (The Marathon runners win!)
Ed Balls: Help Unlock a Child’s Voice
I was honoured to join Action for Stammering Children (ASC)...Read more
The festive period is now just a distant memory and the January blues are biting...Read more
A Wonderful Time to Join ASC
It’s two days until Christmas and I haven’t bought a single present yet…Read more
It’s the last afternoon of the Michael Palin Centre ‘intensive’ (that’s a two week intensive group therapy course...Read more
Children who Stammer Make Some Noise (and so do Michael and Ed!)
A number of London radio stations...Read more
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...Read more
‘Old Boys’ and ‘Old Girls’
We sometimes wonder what happened to children and young people who have attended for therapy...Read more