APPLE ISSUE IOS UPDATE TO STOP THEIR DEVICES ASSOCIATING WOOZY FACE TO STAMMERING
APPLE issue iOS release to stop their devices prompting a woozy face when the word stammering is typed.
Apple Devices Link 'Woozy Face' Emoji to Stammering
STAMMA, the British Stammering Association, have been contacted by hundreds of members who have found that a ‘woozy face’ 🥴 emoji automatically appears on their phone or ipad when typing in the word ‘stammering’.
STAMMA SUPPORTS LAUNCH OF BBC STAMMERING NETWORK
The BBC will launch its Internal Stammering Support Network tomorrow. This follows hard on the footsteps of ‘I Can’t Say My Name’, an acclaimed documentary which aired on March 10th this year, after which its presenter, Felicity Baker, was inundated by messages of support from the public as well as from staff at the Corporation.
Combined STAMMA Conference & ISA World Congress 2022 to be held in Liverpool
STAMMA, the British Stammering Association, are delighted to announce that they will be hosting the 2022 International Stuttering Association (ISA) World Congress in Liverpool. This will be combined with STAMMA’s own biennial conference. The conference will be held on 24th-28th of August 2022 at the University of Liverpool.
Breaking stigmas, battling taboos, and exploring new, exciting understandings of stammering
It’s not uncommon for a person who stammers to have not spoken to another stammerer and for them to feel alone, not understood or even feel that they need to hide their stammer from society. A group of stammerers want to change this and have come together to organise an event focused on celebrating stammering.
Jonty Claypole New Patron at STAMMA
Following publication of his book, 'Words Fail Us; In Defence of Disfluency', Jonty Claypole, outgoing Director of BBC Arts, has joined Scroobius Pip, Margaret Drabble, Kelly Brown, David Mitchell and others as Patron of the British Stammering Association.
Stuttering Organisations Across the Globe Unite to Congratulate Joe Biden
Organisations representing those who stammer, or stutter, around the world have come together to congratulate Joe Biden on his inauguration. The first President of the United States of America to have a stammer.
Stammering makes BBC news headlines
Stammering made headline news last night as Stamma member and reporter Felicity Baker made her debut report for BBC News, with an item about stammering and Joe Biden.
BIDEN: A PRESIDENT WITH A STAMMER
The ascendency to one of the most powerful positions in the world by someone with a stammer is historic. Equivalent to seeing the first women President, the first disabled President, the first black President, something to celebrate.
Wikimedia Adds Their Voice to Stamma's #FindTheRightWords Campaign
Today, on International Stammering Awareness Day, we are delighted to welcome support from Wikimedia for our 'Find the Right Words Campaign'. We've been working with the agency VMLYR and the community at Wikipedia to edit the entries describing people who stammer, to make the language neutral and less damaging. We have released a short video, with a voiceover by Scroobius Pip, who stammers himse
Don't Ask How Someone Overcame Their Stammer
In advance of International Stammering Awareness Day this Thursday 22nd October, Stamma are asking the media to ask a different question. A video, with a voiceover by Scroobius Pip, illustrates how the organisation worked with the community at Wikipedia to edit misleading language used on the platform to describe those who stammer. These included historical entries like Lewis Carroll, as well as