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How we're helping other people who have a stammer to find their voice

Firefighter Peter Bradley and physiotherapist Jamie Wilson talk to Audrey Watson about stammering and setting up a support group to help young people and their families

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Happy outlook: Peter Bradley at his Carryduff home with wife Lisa and three-month-old baby Fin and dog Lola

Happy outlook: Peter Bradley at his Carryduff home with wife Lisa and three-month-old baby Fin and dog Lola

Stephen Hamilton

Happy outlook: Peter Bradley at his Carryduff home with wife Lisa and three-month-old baby Fin and dog Lola

According to The British Stammering Association, 8% of children will stammer at some point, but most will go on to talk fluently. However, for up to 3% of adults, it will be a lifelong condition.

Ed Sheeran, Bruce Willis, Tiger Woods, Julia Roberts, Samuel L Jackson and US President Joe Biden are just a few famous people who stammer.

Despite this, there is very little understanding of the condition among non-stammerers and little support for young people who stammer.


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