Check out these videos about, and to help with, stammering.
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Has your pre-school child started stammering?
Should I be worried that my pre-school child is stammering?
Is it my fault that my child has started stammering?
What you're trying to achieve
Talking to a child
Becoming more comfortable with stammering
One-to-one time with your child
How to talk about stammering
Giving praise to your child who stammers
Using neutral language with children who stammer
How stammering relates to speech & language development
Stephanie Burgess, Specialist Speech & Language Therapist at Airedale NHS, explains the processes involved in understanding and using language, how that relates to the onset of stammering, and how we can support young children who stammer.
'My Stammering Tap'
A fantastic visual description of what it's like to stammer. Produced by NHS Humber Foundation Trust and Fuzzfeed, as part of its 'Hear in Hull' project to promote stammering awareness.
Sam's video: 'Dear world...I rock my stammer!'
When we shared his poem on social media, became something of a celebrity. Read all about Sam.
Poem: 'I have a stammer'
Children read a poem about stammering.
Becoming a YouTuber when you stammer
Meet Elliot, who set up his own YouTube channel about his Lego creations.
See the header Tash's Vlog below to watch videos from Tash, aged 24.
Stambassadors: Check out a series of videos featuring people talking about their career and their stammer. Stambassadors was set up by Action for Stammering Children and aims to encourage young people to think big when considering career choices.
Regular vlogger Tash talks about living with a stammer
The difficulties of video/virtual meetings when you stammer.
Responding to Ignorance
Tash talks about how she deals with people who laugh, comment or react negatively when she stammers.
Meeting New People at University
Tash talks about the frustrations and anxiety around meeting new people. For anyone starting University, or about to start,she also shares the things that have helped her, and explains how she deals with the question, 'Have you forgotten your name?'
Talking on the Phone
Tash talks about the telephone and how hard it can be to use it. If you find it difficult too, see our Everyday Tips page for help with using the phone.
In her first video blog, Tash explains the work that goes into speaking when you have a stammer.
One to One with author David Mitchell
The acclaimed author of Black Swan Green and Cloud Atlas chats with the poet Zaffar Kunial about how stammering influences his writing.
One to One with poet Zaffar Kunial
Owen Sheers chats with Zuffar Kunial about poetry, creativity and their links to stammering.
Interview with Sophie Raworth & Felicity Baker
We asked them all about their BBC documentary 'I Can't Say My Name, from March 2021.
In Conversation: Margaret Drabble & David Mitchell
In a special event for International Stammering Awareness Day 2020, the bestselling authors and Stamma Patrons took part in an online discussion about the power of words and the language around stammering.
Interview/Q&A with author Jonty Claypole
We spoke with Jonty about his book 'Words Fail Us: In Defence of Disfluency'. Read our review of the book.
The Chat, with author Helen Rutter
We asked Helen all about her children's book 'The Boy Who Made Everyone Laugh'. Read our review of the book.
One to One with poet Owen Sheers
Award-winning poet Owen tells us about how his stammer has influenced his work.
Stammering in the Media
A online panel discussion on how TV & film portrays stammering and how it can be changed. Hosted by Scroobius Pip and recorded on International Stammering Awareness Day, 22nd October 2021.
Celebration of Stammering & the Arts, parts 1 and 2
A day celebrating diversity and creativity in people who stammer, March 2021, organised by the Cambridge local group. Read more about the event.
The Big Event: Changing Perceptions of Stammering
An event we hosted for International Stammering Awareness Day 2020.
The Art of Communication
A film created by Doncaster Stammering Association to raise awareness of stammering and celebrate difference. The soundtrack and images used are from the groundbreaking 2012 Art of Communication exhibition (Funded by Arts Council England). Pictures from the exhibition are now on display at the Willy Russell Centre for Children & Adults who Stammer, Liverpool. (Note: the silence at the start represents a block.)
Not Just One Day
Launched for our No Diversity Without Disfluency campaign for International Stammering Awareness Day 2021. Sign our change.org petition and help get more stammering representation on TV, radio and film.
Find The Right Words
Launched in October 2020, this campaign was all about changing the negative language used around stammering. In the video, Scroobius Pip explains how we edited nearly 200 Wikipedia entries about people who stammer. Read more.
Scroobius Pip on the Find the Right Words campaign
Pip, STAMMA Patron and narrator of the campaign gives us a few words.
Stammering, Diversity & Inclusion
A webinar with tips on how you can welcome people who stammer to your organisation and create an environment to help them thrive, recorded in 2021.
Working with, teaching, and employing people who stammer
A webinar we ran in 2020 on ways to create an inclusive working environment.