Taking your time and saying what you want to say can help you reduce your stammering
held me back at school and in the social aspects of childhood as I shied away from opportunities to interact.
I've held free information days to speak to people about stammering
- that's me keeping my speech in practice.
That's why I helped to start the Defence Stammering
Colin, who won an Oscar for his portrayal of stammering
King George VI, said: "The film taught me the cruelty of having a stammer and also the life-changing benefits therapy can bring.
Arwel Richards, patron of the British Stammering
Association, is thrilled young people like Hayley are engaging with other stammerers.
Before I could only get out two or three words without stammering
only affects around one in 100 people, you may have only come into contact with a few stammerers in your life.
Reading aloud in unison with another child may reduce stammering
Despite the attention brought by the award-winning movie The King's Speech, the speech disorder called stammering
in the UK and stuttering in the US is still highly misunderstood.
It was Gareth who brought stammering
into the spotlight and what he did on Pop Idol was so brave.
She decided to act by signing up for the McGuire programme, which looks at both the physical and psychological aspects of stammering
, focussing on deep breathing.