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Website updates September to October 2023

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Last updated 31st October, 2023.

Examples of adjustments by service providers

New page Examples of adjustments and discrimination: service providers, including material shifted from the ‘For businesses’ section of this website, and taking in examples from new STAMMA resources for service providers.


Major update of Transport page, including trains, buses, ships and air travel.


Update of Harassment of employees, including new subheading Does perpetrator need to know of the disability?

Also added Harassment>Technical note: Relationship of harassment with direct discrimination and victimisation.

Hospital incident

Added: Grandmother visiting hospital laughed at by nurse.

A woman who stammers was visiting her granddaughter in hospital. She stammered when saying her granddaughter’s name to the senior staff nurse, who burst out laughing.

Stammering Awareness Day 2023

22nd October is International Stammering Awareness Day. STAMMA (British Stammering Association) is encouraging people to write to their GPs, and has published a video and guidance for healthcare providers. It has also published a “Don’t be a knob” video for service providers more generally. More: Stammering Awareness Day 2023.

Examples of jobs

Added to Examples of jobs done by people who stammer/ stutter:

20th anniversary of stammeringlaw, 1999-2019