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Birmingham City University (Room SCT009)

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We are delighted to invite you to this event to mark International Stammering Awareness Day (ISAD), where we will be showcasing the work and stories of people who stammer. A series of short talks from invited speakers will take place, with conversations continuing in the on-site 'Social Kitchen' (the Student Union bar) until 10pm for anyone who would like to join us.

Everyone welcome but booking is essential.

Confirmed speakers:

Namrah Chaudhry: Namrah works as a Student Services Manager at a sixth form in London. Her passion for supporting vulnerable young people did not allow her stammer to get in the way of what she believes in. From a covert stammerer to acceptance. You can find Namrah on Twitter: @Namrah_c

Oliver Cheadle: Oli is a person who stammers and a speech and language therapist. He knows firsthand how much difference the right therapy can make. He is particularly interested in new technologies to help people who stammer.

Falcore: Falcore is a vlogger and digital content creator with a career in digital marketing spanning 9 years. He's a professionally trained filmmaker, but originally turned to YouTube as a creative outlet where he could speak freely without the anxiety of his stammer. Find Falcore on Twitter: @falcoretweets and on YouTube: www.youtube.com/falcore

Jamal Francis: An introverted stammer from the age of 3. Mechanical engineer by trade. Part-time student of law and languages with the Open University. Passions include poetry. Find Jamal on Instagram @franisian

Jordan Halkier: Jordan is 22 years old and from Leeds. He has been stammering since he was 8 years old and his story was featured on the BBC's Lifeline Appeal last year. Find Jordan on Twitter: @JordanHalkier

Mandy Taylor: Mandy is Vice Chair of the British Stammering Association and a happy stammerer. She is originally from Northern Ireland but now lives in Cheshire, in a household where stammering is the norm through three generations. She promotes positive stammering and enjoys meeting stammerers of all ages to engage in raising awareness and self-fulfillment. You can find Mandy on Twitter: @mandytaylor72

Further information about speakers and timings will be added as soon as it becomes available. Please note that this line up is subject to change.

Twitter: @BhamStammering

Event hashtags: #ISADinBham #ISAD2019

For information about travel, including directions to the City South campus, please see: https://www.bcu.ac.uk/about-us/maps-and-campuses/city-south-campus/map-and-directions

For more information about stammering, please visit the British Stammering Association website: www.stamma.org. You may also be interested in the ISAD 2019 online conference, which you can read more about here: http://isad.isastutter.org/

Would you like to hear about future Birmingham Stammering Network events? Sign up for updates here: https://mailchi.mp/594e9317d3e5/bhamstammering

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Birmingham City University (Room SCT009)

City South Campus, Westbourne Road

Birmingham

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United Kingdom

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