ISAD event at Birmingham City Uni

ISAD event, Birmingham City University

To mark the upcoming International Stammering Awareness Day (ISAD) on 22nd October, the Birmingham Stammering Network are putting on a special event.

Date and Times: 22nd October, 6pm-8pm

Venue: Birmingham City University, City South Campus, B15 3TN (click here for directions)

Gillian Rudd, one of the organisers, said, "We are delighted to invite you to this event where we will be showcasing the work and stories of people who stammer to mark International Stammering Awareness Day (ISAD).

'The evening will feature a series of short talks from invited speakers, with conversations continuing in the on-site 'Social Kitchen' (the Student Union bar) until 10pm for anyone who would like to join us."

Speakers include: 

  • Namrah Chaudhry, a Student Services Manager at a sixth form.
  • Oliver Cheadle, a person who stammers and a speech and language therapist.
  • Vicky Dineshchandra. Vicky is a recent graduate who has stammered since the age of five.
  • Mueid Kaleem. Mueid appeared in the 2018 documentary 'School for Stammerers'.
  • Mandy Taylor, Vice Chair of the British Stammering Association.
  • Clare Rawlings. BSA helpline volunteer Clare will share what it's like returning to work after a long time away from employment with a young family, as well as facing interviews with a stammer. 

Everyone is welcome but booking is essential. To register your place, visit the Eventbrite page here

For more info, find them on twitter: @BhamStammering
Event hashtags: #ISADinBham #ISAD2019

If you’re interested in attending the Birmingham Stammering Network and going along to their regular group meetings, see their information on our local groups page by clicking here.

(Picture: the Birmingham Stammering Network at one of their meetings)

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