Employers Stammering Network

For Employees

Advice and information for employees.

All pages in this section are written for people who stammer by people who stammer.

They incorporate insights from 30 years of experience by the British Stammering Association (BSA) and its expert contributors.

Each of the pages invites comments. We hope you will share your experience of what works best for you or ask some questions.

Click on one of the headings on the right to get started. "What to do when ..." brings up a list of strategies for real-life situations.

ESN Rationale
The aim of the ESN is to help create a culture where people who stammer can...
Stammering: basic information
What is stammering? Professor Pam Enderby describes stammering as a condition:...
Interiorized stammering
A very common form of stammering amongst those of us in the workplace is “covert”...
Managing stammering in the workplace: a general approach
This is a key section of this site. It offers an outline of a general approach...
ESN logo
What to do when...
Strategies for real-life situations.
Sharing about stammering
Should I talk openly about my stammer in the workplace, and how and when should...
Treatment and therapy
Perhaps the first question anyone who stammers tends to ask is the obvious one,...
Public speaking and stammering
Public speaking is a very useful skill, which most people who stammer can master....
legal issues
Legal issues relevant to stammering and employment
This section is intended to provide some general guidance. As with legal issues...