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Sensory Impairment & Stammering

UPDATED: 07.08.2019
In this section you can find support for
• Speech Loss
• Anosmia (loss of smell)
• Stammering

LOSS OF SPEECH 

Aphasia – Stroke Association
https://www.stroke.org.uk/what-is-stroke/what-is-aphasia/aphasia-awareness
Description of the different types of language disability

Afasic
http://www.afasic.org.uk/
Supports children, parents and young people with speech, language and communication needs.
Parents Helpline: 0300 666 9410 (lines open
Monday – Friday 10.30am - 4pm)


ANOSMIA

NHS

http://www.nhs.uk/conditions/anosmia/Pages/Introduction.aspx
Information on Anosmia - loss of the sense of smell.

Fifth Sense

http://www.fifthsense.org.uk/
Information and support for anyone affected by smell and taste disorders.

 

STAMMERING

STAMMA
https://stamma.org/
Support advice to anyone affected by a stammer, as well as parents, teachers, employers and professionals.
Helpline: 0808 802 0002 (lines open Monday - Friday 10am -12noon, 6pm - 8pm)
Email: info@stamma.org

Action for Stammering Children
https://actionforstammeringchildren.org/
Specialist services for children and young people who stammer, including the Michael Palin Centre which is internationally recognised for the diagnosis and treatment of children who stammer.

NHS Choices

http://www.nhs.uk/conditions/stammering/Pages/Introduction.aspx
NHS information on stammering – or stuttering – and possible treatments.

Royal College of Speech and Language Therapists

http://www.rcslt.org
The professional body of and for speech and language therapists (SLTs) in the United Kingdom and Ireland`

Health Care & Professionals Council – HCPC

http://www.hpc-uk.org/
The regulatory body for health therapy professionals, including range of independent practitioners from art therapy to speech and language. 

Association of Speech and Language Therapists in Independent Practice

http://www.helpwithtalking.com/Default.aspx
Information for private speech and language therapists.

The McGuire Programme

http://www.mcguireprogramme.com/en
Courses for anyone with a stammer or stutter. See website for fees.

The Starfish Project 

http://www.starfishproject.co.uk/
Stammering control training courses in East Sussex, for adults and young people (aged 12 – 16 accompanied by a parent). See website for fees.