Going back now about 6 or maybe even 7 years I took a leap and attended my first British Stammering Association conference. Now you might think that this does not sound like a bundle of laughs. You may think that even it will be a sombre affair where lots of troubled souls gather together to … Continue reading Freedom!
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-northern-ireland-17331638 Sunday and I am feeling good!! The above link from the BBC was five years ago today!! The BBC gave us a great opportunity to plug our new support group...The British Stammering Association really helped me get back on track. I've now moved country, got a fab new job and am running this morning … Continue reading Facing the fear and doing it anyways!!
About two years ago my partners son B, was almost diagnosed with Asperger’s Syndrome. I say almost, his assessment was finally concluded as ‘undecided’ due to two very different accounts by his parents. Recommendation was that if either parent felt the need to have him reassessed it would be prudent to wait until he … Continue reading The Darker Side of Diagnosis.
Kids can be so cruel without knowing. Today I weep for a little 6 year old boy who stammers. His mum wrote on a support group site some time ago. He was speaking out in class and got stuck on his words, normally he is fine but it is coming up to his birthday and … Continue reading Some Teachers Just Get It Right