Careers Networking Event
For young people who stammer, climbing the first rungs of the career ladder can often be a daunting prospect. The charity Action for Stammering Children (ASC) will be holding a careers networking event, on the 11th July, to help connect young people who stammer with adults who stammer and have built successful careers across a wide and interesting variety of fields.Read more
“When I met Michael Palin”
I arrived at the BBC studios filled with excitement for that morning. I had a rough idea of what would be happening that day. I would be meeting Micheal PalinRead more
We Did It! Thank you for helping us reach our Big Give Christmas Challenge Target
WE DID IT! Thanks to your generosity, we’ve managed to smash our £20k target in the Big Give Christmas Challenge.Read more
Double Your Donation this week with the Big Give Christmas Challenge!
Help ASC raise £20k for the MPC Helpline with the Big Give ‘Double your Donation’ Christmas Challenge 2018!Read more
Congratulations Phoebe and Team Rickshaw!
They've done it! Team Rickshaw have completed the entire 423 miles of their epic 8 day journey and reached SalfordRead more
Trustees’ Week: Claudine writes about her experience as a Trustee for ASC
I write these words five days after my participation in the Athens marathon, thanks to which I managed to raise more than £1500 for ASCRead more
Youth Panelist, Phoebe, to take part in BBC One Show’s Rickshaw Challenge!
Pheobe from the ASC Youth Panel has been chosen to take part in this year's Rickshaw Challenge to raise money for BBC Children in Need.Read more
The Travers Reid Award 2018
Applications are invited for the 2018 Travers Reid Award to be made in honour of the co-founder and Life President of the charity, Action for Stammering Children.Read more
ASC Youth Panelist, Phoebe, blogs about first ‘Stamback in Time’ Session
When we arrived at the London Metropolitan Archives (LMA), we were ushered into a large, bright room.Read more
Hard-hitting speech by fifteen-year-old student wins “Speak Out” Challenge!
Fifteen-year-old Erin Stoner from Westcliff High School for Girls, Southend and Rochford, wowed a packed audience at the Cambridge Theatre...Read more
Captain Jimmy Lang on why he became a Stambassador
It is important that children, who are our future, are helped along their stammering journey and are afforded as much help and advice as possible.Read more
ASC Launches Stamback In Time
Action for Stammering Children are very excited to announce the launch of our new project, Stamback in Time.Read more
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.Read more
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.Read more
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.Read more
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 ChallengeRead more
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!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 for International Stammering Awareness Day (ISAD).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 Chief Executive of Action for Stammering Children, and time has really flown by! Running this small, but far...Read more
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...Read more
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.Read more
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.Read more
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...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 the Starfish Project, a speech...Read more
Latest News from the ASC Youth Panel
Another Saturday and another successful meeting for Action for Stammering Children’s Youth Panel...Read more
ASC Youth Panel – One Year On!
From the Youth Panel first forming in September 2015, things have begun to kick off. The Youth Panel...Read more
Zain Ghani, ASC Youth Panel Member – Work Experience – Speaker’s House Event
Monday 17th October was my first day on work experience...Read more
ASC survey of stammering services
Action for Stammering Children has released the results of two surveys we carried out to find out what parents...Read more
A warm welcome to our new Youth Panel members!
ASC’s mission is to transform the lives of young people who stammer...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 who’s purpose is to represent the voices of young people who stammer...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
Action for Stammering Children (ASC) is the Charity that works hard to help children and young people who stammer...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 in the Virgin Money London and you could be one of them!Read more
ASC’s newly appointed Youth Panel
Balshen Izzet, Chief Executive of Action for Stammering Children Action for Stammering Children (ASC) is delighted to announce...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 the Michael Palin Centre speech and language therapy team…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 (OK, the Marathon runners win!)
The Michael Palin Centre is buzzing..Read more
Ed Balls: Help Unlock a Child’s Voice
I was honoured to join Action for Stammering Children (ASC) with Oscar-winning actor Colin Firth...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, such as Heart, LBC, Capital...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