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Information for businesses on stammering (stuttering) and Equality Act 2010

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Last updated 26th October, 2023.

Information for businesses and other organisations in relation to people who stammer, both as employees and customers.

STAMMA (British Stammering Association)

The STAMMA website has resources:

There is also a STAMMA helpline, stamma.org/get-support/talk-to-us.

50 Million Voices

50 Million Voices, www.50millionvoices.org, is an “ambitious global initiative seeking to transform the world of work for people who stutter – and for employers and society too”. They have produced this brilliant video (2:47 mins):

50 Million Voices video at https://vimeo.com/557984668

Access / customer service

See my Examples of adjustments for stammering and of discrimination, for service providers and authorities exercising public functions.

More on employment

On this website

Examples of reasonable adjustments – in recruitment/promotion and also in the job. These are aimed at both employers and people who stammer.

Otherwise, my employment section is primarily aimed at people who stammer, but will hopefully also be useful for employers.

Some employers or professions have stammering networks: see Employment stammering networks.

Occupational health article

In October 2010 an article by me was published in ‘Occupational Health at Work’ journal. You can download it here: Time to talk: Stammering in the workplace (pdf). The journal is published by the At Work Partnership.

20th anniversary of stammeringlaw, 1999-2019