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Northern Stammerhouse launch

A free event of workshops and talks in Manchester for anyone affected by stammering, from the founders of the new Northern Stammerhouse.

Date: Saturday 15th June, 10:30am to 5pm.

Location: Samuel Alexander Building, University of Manchester, Lime Grove, Oxford Road, Manchester, M13 9PP.

Cost: Free.

On Saturday 15th June, self-help groups for stammerers in the North of England will meet up to launch the Northern Stammerhouse.

Max Gattie, founder of the Manchester support group, says, "The aim is to pool our resources, ideas, energies and enthusiasm to make a collective effort to help and support people who stammer in the region.

'This event is open to all, so whether you stammer, know someone who does, or simply have an active interest in stammering, then please join us at this event."

Features

The day will consist of interactive workshops and keynote talks from:

  • Alex Staniforth, international TEDx speaker, who'll be challenging fear of failure and empowering audiences to change their mindsets towards adversity, and
  • Jane Powell, CEO of the British Stammering Association, who will open the day with an update on the new Stamma campaign.

Max adds, "We’re really excited about this event and it’s gearing up to be really different and special."

Register your place

If you plan on attending, please register at the following link: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/northern-stammerhouse-talking-about-stamm...

For more information, contact the organisers at northernstammerhouse@gmail.com or via Twitter using @northernstammerhouse

Read more about the Northern Stammerhouse at https://www.stammering.org/speaking-out/article/northern-stammerhouse-born