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Travers Reid Hon FRCSLT Co-founder and Life President of Action for Stammering Children

Travers Reid...

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Postcode lottery in specialist stammering services across the UK

Read our latest report...

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Upcoming Event – Sir Michael Palin: Live on Stage at Cadogan Hall

Join Michael at Cadogan Hall on the 26th February 2020...

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‘Strictly’ Leaderboard and Meet the Couples!

Meet the couples and check out who's top of the leaderboard!

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Research Panel Event 30 Years On

On Monday 16th September, Action for Stammering Children held a research panel event...

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Careers Networking Event

For young people who stammer, climbing the first rungs of the career ladder...

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“When I met Michael Palin”

I arrived at the BBC studios filled with excitement for that morning...

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We Did It! Thank you for helping us reach our Big Give Christmas Challenge Target

WE DID IT! Thanks to your...

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Double Your Donation this week with the Big Give Christmas Challenge!

Help ASC raise £20k for the...

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Congratulations Phoebe and Team Rickshaw!

They've done it! Team Rickshaw have completed...

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Trustees’ Week: Claudine writes about her experience as a Trustee for ASC

I write these words five days...

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Youth Panelist, Phoebe, to take part in BBC One Show’s Rickshaw Challenge!

Pheobe from the ASC Youth...

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The Travers Reid Award 2018

Applications are invited for the 2018 Travers Reid Award to be made in honour...

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ASC Youth Panelist, Phoebe, blogs about first ‘Stamback in Time’ Session

When we arrived...

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Hard-hitting speech by fifteen-year-old student wins “Speak Out” Challenge!

Fifteen-year-old Erin...

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Captain Jimmy Lang on why he became a Stambassador

It is important that children, who are our future, are...

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ASC Launches Stamback In Time

Action for Stammering Children are very excited to announce...

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Stambassadors – Inspiring Young People To Think Big About Their Career

Whether they’re moving on...

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Stammering Network congratulate ITV on raising awareness of stammering

ITV has raised awareness...

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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...

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THANK YOU for Helping Us Raise Over £30k!

WE DID IT! Thanks to your generosity, we’ve managed...

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Double your Donation with the Big Give Christmas Challenge!

Help ASC raise £30k for the MPC Helpline...

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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...

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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...

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ASC Launches New Website in time for ISAD!

Happy International Stammering Awareness Day (ISAD) everyone!

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Youth Panel Member, James, raises money for ASC!

On Saturday the 14th of October I set out...

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Why Phil’s Stammer inspired him to become an SLT

As I grew up with a stammer, becoming a speech...

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Colin Firth and Ed Balls host private screening for ASC

Oscar-winning actor Colin Firth and Ed Balls, former...

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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...

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Latest News from the ASC Youth Panel

Another Saturday and another successful meeting...

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ASC Youth Panel – One Year On!

From the Youth Panel first forming in September 2015...

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

Monday 17th October was...

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ASC survey of stammering services

Action for Stammering Children has released...

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A warm welcome to our new Youth Panel members!

ASC’s mission is to transform...

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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...

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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

We asked Joel Winston, a member of our Youth Panel to write about what it's like...

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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...

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ASC’s newly appointed Youth Panel

The Board of Trustees of ASC recognise that children and young people...

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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...

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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 (The Marathon runners win!)​

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Ed Balls: Help Unlock a Child’s Voice

I was honoured to join Action for Stammering Children (ASC)...

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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...

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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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