Sensory Impairment and Stammering

UPDATED: 18.04.2024
In this section you can find support for
- Anosmia (loss of smell)
- Speech Loss
- Stammering

Anosmia (loss of smell)

Fifth Sense 

Information and support for anyone affected by smell and taste disorders.

NHS - Anosmia 

Information on Anosmia, the loss of the sense of smell.

Speech Loss


Supports children, parents and young people with speech, language and communication needs.
Parents Helpline: 0300 666 9410 (Monday & Wednesday 10.30am - 4pm)

Aphasia – Stroke Association 

Description of the different types of language disability.


Action for Stammering Children 

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.

Association of Speech and Language Therapists in Independent Practice - ASLTIT 

Information for private speech and language therapists.

Health & Care Professions Council – HCPC 

The regulatory body for health therapy professionals, including range of independent practitioners from art therapy to speech and language. 

NHS - Stammering 

NHS information on stammering (or stuttering) and possible treatments.

Royal College of Speech and Language Therapists 

The professional body of and for speech and language therapists (SLTs) in the United Kingdom and Ireland


Support advice to anyone affected by a stammer, as well as parents, teachers, employers and professionals.
Helpline: 0808 802 0002 (lines open Monday - Thursday 10am – 2pm, 4pm - 8pm)
Email: help@stamma.org 

The McGuire Programme 

Courses for anyone with a stammer or stutter; see website for fees.

The Starfish Project  

Stammering control training courses in East Sussex, for adults and young people (aged 12 – 16 accompanied by a parent); see website for fees.