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4 Mar 2015

How AIS helped to free my voice and change my life

By | 2017-02-19T06:26:51+00:00 March 4th, 2015|Client Stories, Desensitization, Intensive Programs, People Who Stutter, Testimonials, Therapy for Stuttering|3 Comments

Written By Jeremiah Kitchen I didn't speak much at all from ages 18-30. It was very difficult for me to communicate due to the severity of my stuttering. I avoided speaking as much as I could, and spoke only when necessary and with as few words as possible. I had developed a lifestyle of silence, [...]

20 Feb 2015

AIS Speech Therapist Sara MacIntyre on StutterTalk Podcast

By | 2017-02-19T06:26:51+00:00 February 20th, 2015|AIS News, AIS Staff, News in Stuttering, People Who Stutter, Therapy for Stuttering|0 Comments

Our very own Sara MacIntyre is on today's StutterTalk Podcast. As many of you know, Sara is a person who stutters herself. She and Peter Reitzes discuss what she wishes her speech-language pathologist (SLP) had known about stuttering. Such a powerful episode. Sara and Peter also talk about the downsides of "passing as fluent," the [...]

19 Feb 2015

Valerie shares her recent experience with the AIS intensive program

By | 2017-02-19T06:26:51+00:00 February 19th, 2015|Client Stories, Desensitization, Intensive Programs, People Who Stutter, Therapy for Stuttering|0 Comments

Valerie participated in the January 2015 intensive therapy program here at AIS. Here she talks about what she did and didn't expect to achieve during the program, the subway challenge, and about how stuttering is different for her in English and Spanish. To learn more about therapy at the American Institute for Stuttering, visit stutteringtreatment.org. [...]

16 Feb 2015

Valerie discusses her decision to start therapy at AIS

By | 2017-02-19T06:26:52+00:00 February 16th, 2015|Client Stories, Intensive Programs, People Who Stutter, Therapy for Stuttering|0 Comments

Valerie participated in the January 2015 intensive therapy program at the American Institute for Stuttering. Here she shares about her history with stuttering and her decision to start therapy at AIS. To learn more about therapy at the American Institute for Stuttering, visit stutteringtreatment.org. Follow AIS on Facebook at facebook.com/StutteringTreatment and on Twitter @StutteringTx, @StutterTx_Sara, [...]

28 Jan 2015

Dr. Heather Grossman interviewed on StutterTalk

By | 2017-02-19T06:26:52+00:00 January 28th, 2015|AIS News|0 Comments

AIS Clinical Director, Heather Grossman, recently joined StutterTalk for an interview. They discussed stuttering therapy here at the American Institute for Stuttering as well as using a comprehensive approach with a focus on fear reduction, speaking freely about stuttering, voluntary stuttering, cognitive restructuring, and mindfulness. They also touched on topics related to telepractice vs in-person [...]

16 Dec 2014

I think my child is stuttering – what should I do?

By | 2017-02-19T06:26:52+00:00 December 16th, 2014|AIS News|0 Comments

By: Dr. Heather Grossman, Director, American Institute for Stuttering Originally printed in NY Parenting Magazine Parents who are concerned that their child may be stuttering often first seek guidance from their pediatrician. Doctors commonly tell parents the child will outgrow the problem and to give the issue no concern. This is true in many cases; [...]

14 Nov 2014

BuzzFeed: 25 Things All People Who Stutter Will Understand

By | 2017-02-19T06:26:52+00:00 November 14th, 2014|News in Stuttering, People Who Stutter|0 Comments

On October 29th, the topic of stuttering made the rounds on social media with the BuzzFeed article, "25 Things All People Who Stutter Will Understand." People throughout the stuttering community voiced their opinions about the piece, with many feeling a sense of truth and understanding. We agree that the piece captures stuttering in a truthful [...]

17 Oct 2014

Emily Blunt visits the American Institute for Stuttering

By | 2017-02-19T06:26:54+00:00 October 17th, 2014|AIS News, Featured, People Who Stutter|0 Comments

Emily Blunt with AIS teens and staff Emily Blunt, the amazingly talented actor and AIS Board Member, visited the American Institute for Stuttering last night. Similar to her first visit to AIS, she spent time learning about the therapy we do and sharing many of her own experiences with stuttering. This visit though, [...]

7 Oct 2014

Stuttering Scavenger Hunt!

By | 2017-02-19T06:26:54+00:00 October 7th, 2014|Announcements, Stuttering Awareness, Upcoming Events|0 Comments

On ISAD (October 22), the American Institute for Stuttering (AIS) will host a stuttering scavenger hunt in collaboration with the National Stuttering Association (NSA). This event is open to the entire stuttering community. Whether you’re an AIS client, or a member/supporter of NSA, FRIENDS, or SAY, you’re welcome to join! It will be a fun-filled [...]

1 Oct 2014

ISAD 2014 International Stuttering Awareness Day Online Conference

By | 2017-02-19T06:26:54+00:00 October 1st, 2014|AIS Staff, News in Stuttering, Stuttering Awareness|0 Comments

Today starts the ISAD 2014 International Stuttering Awareness Day Online Conference. The conference happens every year from October 1st to the 22nd. There are so many wonderful submissions this year. We hope you'll check it out and leave a few comments. This conference is meant to start discussions! Speech language pathologists from AIS, Dr. Heather [...]

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