Newcastle upon Tyne Goes Beyond Stuttering...Again!

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Jessie Stride running a session on the McGuire Programme UK North course in Newcastle upon Tyne.

Once again, for the sixteenth consecutive year, the McGuire Programme UK North region ran a four day, residential, intensive, stuttering therapy course in Newcastle upon Tyne.  Eight new students attended on the Wednesday evening and eight transformed new students went home on the Sunday afternoon.  The course was instructed by Derek Bowler.  Derek's first McGuire Programme course was in Dundee in 2007.  He soon became a coach and course instructor on the McGuire Programme and has previously instructed courses in Wigan, Dundee and Washington DC.  The course was ably organised by Michael Bat

Rare Interview With Wet Wet Wet's Graeme Duffin On His Stammer | This Morning

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Rare Interview With Wet Wet Wet's Graeme Duffin On His Stammer | This Morning

Broadcast on 7/3/2016
Wet Wet Wet's guitarist Graeme Duffin was officially the silent member of the band - he didn't give interviews because of his stammer. He tells Holly and Phillip how the McGuire programme has helped him to overcome it.

Laura Ludmany

Laura Ludmany

Richard Hopkins-Smith

Richard Hopkins-Smith

For 35 years i had stuttered and struggling to say one word let alone a whole sentence, 

First seeing a speech therapist at the tender age of two,

Eaglesham man recognised after overcoming severe stammer to land dream teaching job

Primary teacher Adam Black with his British Citizen Award (Photo: East Kilbride News)

Primary teacher Adam Black with his British Citizen Award

Achieving a lifelong ambition of a career in teaching always seemed a pipe dream for Eaglesham dad Adam Black.

Growing up with a severe stutter, the 28-year-old struggled with speech and lacked confidence his entire life until he discovered a life-changing stammer therapy programme.

Used by the likes of pop singer Gareth Gates and Educating Yorkshire’s Musharaf Asghar, The McGuire Programme helped Adam overcome his condition and land his dream job.

Adam told the News his aspirations were cut short after having a particularly bad experience with a careers advisor.

Two McGuire Grads with Lisa Shaw on BBC Radio Newcastle

McGuire Programme members Lisa Nealan and Georgia Scott interviewed on BBC Radio Newcastle.
Tune in at roughly 15:50 mins into the recording (it ends at 44.00 mins)
We are all so proud of both of you!

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Bristol course gives another buzz to all people involved.

Course Instructors Victoria Griffiths-Price and Angie Allbones speaking at the public speaking during the Bristol Course.

Its always hard to believe just how successful our courses are even though it has helped every one of us on the programme.   Seeing the body language of new students on the Wednesday evening and just how much they struggle to speak or have to avoid words and sounds to pretend to be fluent is hard to see, however the changes in their speech control and confidence is remarkable.

Jessie Stride with stammer auditions for X Factor

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Jessie Stride with stammer auditions for X Factor

Hairdresser Whose Stammer Was So Bad She Couldn't Say Her Own Name Releases A Moving Music Video After Combatting Her Speech Impediment - And Even Auditioned For X Factor.

Jessie Stride, 20, was bullied and couldn't say her own name because of stutter Shut herself away in her bedroom from the age of eight Jessie, from Newport, near Hull, would write songs based on her experiences Overcame speech impediment after enrolling on a course in 2014 Auditioned for X Factor last year and got through two rounds of auditions

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