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Your articles on life with a stammer

Stories, articles, opinions, poems, art and more from people who stammer. Read about their stammering experiences.

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Writer, artist and lecturer, Sean, tells us all about how he came to do TEDx talk about stammering in Istanbul.
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Natasha tells us what positives came from telling employers about her disability.
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After coming out as gay at 17, Russell tells us how he's learnt to be open about his stammer 23 years later.
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Speech & language therapy student Laura tells us what made her want to become a therapist, as well as the nerves she feels about entering the profession. 
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Christopher tells us about the background behind his new book 'Every Waking Moment', a memoir about living with a stammer, and how meeting others helped him come to terms with it.
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Frankie Oldham talks about the barriers he faces as an aspiring actor with a stammer and how facing his fears of stammering on stage has helped him.
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Esther, a law professional who stammers, and Jennifer, a speech and language therapist, tell us how people going through the criminal justice system with speech, language and communication needs can be disadvantaged, and what should be done about it.
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Watch Charlie perform his poem 'I have a stutter'.
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Inspired by our recent campaign No Diversity Without Disfluency, Sam argues that we need to see more people who stammer on TV and film. 
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During an open mic session at our STAMMAFest Global conference in August, Bevin walked to the front and performed her poem 'My Stutter'. Read it here.
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Rebekah asks if there's a common thread that runs through her identities.
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Mike tells us how he has grown in confidence over the years, as he shares the TikTok video he made to encourage people this International Stammering Awareness Day.
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