Speech Language & Communication

Gareth briefed Conservative MPs at the Houses of Parliament on the devastating effect that a communication difficulty has on the individual, their lives and the wider society.

“Communication is everything. Having a communication difficulty like a stammer shapes and controls a person's life beyond belief. Imagine the one thing people take for granted - to be able to speak - being taken away from you.”

"Fortunately for me, I had a way out. I found music, which became my form of release, allowing me to finally express myself. However, there are people who won't find a release or a passion and their inability to speak will change their entire lives, whether that is through a stammer or another Communication