A person on Facebook posted on Sunday (Monday NZ time) that his friend stuttered when giving his name at a branch in Philadelphia, and that the barista made light of it verbally and then spelled the name with extra letters.
In addition, when Sam received his coffee, Lekwijit said he and his friend were shocked to see the name on the cup was written "SSSAM".
Lekwijit wrote, "My friend Sam who is a stutterer stuttered on his name when ordering a coffee at Starbucks".
Lekwijit uploaded a photo of the drink which said "SSSAM".
Starbucks responded to the allegations on Facebook, offering an apology.
"I am writing this not because I want to get anybody into trouble, but because I want to raise awareness among the employees", he added. "It was about how you treat people with speech impairments, not how you write names", he continued.
"Teasing a person about stuttering, no matter the environment, is wrong and reinforces common misconceptions about people [who] stutter", Gerald Maguire of the National Stuttering Association wrote, according to NBC Philadelphia. "Getting this kind of treatment from people, especially service employees, only scars them-and I beg Starbucks employees to have this in mind", Lekwijit said.
Lekwijit also declined NBC News' requests for interview.
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