Together, They’re Overcoming Their Stammers and Finding Their Voices

Laura Ludmany was scared of being found out, she says. When her phone rang, she’d run out to the street so her former boyfriend couldn’t hear her talk. If a client called at work, her stomach would clench. Sometimes she’d crinkle a piece of paper next to the receiver and pretend the line was bad. […]

‘Finding My Voice’

‘Finding My Voice’ As we sat down at a table in a local café, it was hard to imagine that this confident young lady I was talking to suffers from a severe and debilitating stammer, but this indeed was the case. Now 26,  Ballymoney’s Megan Gribben, was  enrolled in the ‘McGuire Programme’ helping people overcome […]

Tipperary woman overcoming stutter affliction advises others effected to seek help SHELLY RECOMMENDS MCGUIRE PROGRAMME

Tipperary woman overcoming stutter affliction advises others effected to seek help

A thirty year old Carrick-on -Suir woman who has had to battle from a young age with a stutter impediment has appealed to people having to cope with the same problem to seek help.  Shelly Ryan has made huge strides in overcoming her challenges by getting up the courage to enrol in the McGuire Programme […]

16-year-old Callum Wells has lived with a “covert stammer” his entire life. Growing up, he had to make constant efforts to avoid stammering and situations which might induce it.

16-year-old from Upminster, UK to become one of the youngest speech coaches on the McGuire Programme.

A teenager from Upminster, who overcame his own stammer, is now going to help teach others.  16-year-old Callum Wells has lived with a “covert stammer” his entire life. Growing up, he had to make constant efforts to avoid stammering and situations which might induce it.  “It was very exhausting, my mind was constantly alert for […]

Comac King receiving his CII Certificate on the October 2018 course in Newry

Overcoming Stuttering Along The Banks Of The Newry Canal

2018 is closing its doors and what a way to sign off the final Irish McGuire Programme course of the year! The ripple effect from the ‘School for Stammerers’ documentary is still inspiring people to seek the path to articulate eloquence. Seventeen people courageously stepped forward to take control of their stutter in Newry. The […]

Reality TV star Gareth Gates overcame a stammer

The difficulties and lost opportunities of living with a stammer

ADVICE COLUMN WITH OPERATION TRANSFORMATION PSYCHOLOGIST DR EDDIE MURPHY