Stammering can affect everyone in different ways. These are the stories of those who have overcome their struggle, in their own words.
This Is Stammering
Caitlin and James talk through what a stammer is and how it has affected them. They also touch on the discrimination that people who stammer face in today’s society and give advice about how they would like to be treated when they stammer.
A Letter To My Family
Growing up with a stammer was very hard for Fiona and the support that she needed was not always there. In this video Fiona tells us what she wishes she was told as a 12-year-old.
John didn’t speak at his father’s funeral twenty-eight years ago. Was it because he had nothing to say? John has lots to say and he’s saying it now.
The Benefits of Stammering
Having a stammer can have a hugely negative impact on someone’s life. However, John has experienced many benefits to having a stammer and talks about his own experiences in work and the way that someone who stammers can have a different perspective on how to treat other people.
Embracing Your Stammer
Fraser is 14-years-old, and after a tough start in education being bullied by teachers and schoolkids alike, he is thriving in high school! Listen to Fraser’s positive words about embracing stammering, and being proud of who you are.
A Letter To My Mentor
Tim speaks out about getting kicked off a course because of his stammer. He fought back and got back onto the course, however, he felt the pain and embarrassment from his mentor’s actions. He penned a letter to the mentor explaining how it affected him.