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Heather Grossman featured on Stuttergirl Vlog

AIS Clinical Director Dr. Heather Grossman spent time discussing stuttering with Jacquelyn from the StutterGirl video blog. In this two part video, they spend time talking about the many "layers" of stuttering, how secondary behaviors develop, voluntary stuttering, and learning to stutter on your own terms. Part one: Part two:

Back to school resources for children who stutter and their parents

It's that time of year again! We know the beginning of the school year presents unique challenges for children who stutter as well as their parents. Here are several resources to help you with the transition back to school. The Stuttering Foundation offers a variety of back to school resources on their website. We specifically [...]

AIS Public Speaking Workshop Series: Check out this inside look from David

AIS began offering monthly public speaking workshops in January and they have been a huge success! These workshops aim to give past and present clients an opportunity to hone their public speaking skills. AIS client, David Louisia, gives us an inside look at his most recent speech from the June workshop. This workshop focused on [...]

AIS & Stuttering Featured on Katie Couric

Recently, Dr. Heather Grossman, Executive Director of the American Institute for Stuttering, appeared on Katie Couric for a segment on stuttering. Joining her were AIS client Joel Viera and past AIS Gala Honoree Byron Pitts (ABC News). After the episode aired, Stuttertalk published a podcast about the segment, and shared interesting opinions about the way [...]

When should a parent schedule a fluency evaluation?

Written by Dr. Heather Grossman Parents who are concerned that their child may be stuttering often first seek guidance from their pediatrician. Many pediatricians tell parents to expect their child to outgrow the problem and to give the issue no concern. While we do know that approximately 75% of children who show early signs of [...]

Intensive therapy for adults: Mark discusses the third week of his intensive program

Mark recently completed the August three week intensive therapy program at the American Institute for Stuttering. On the final day of the program, Mark talked about the changes he experienced in his attitude and fluency. This video also ends with a clip of Mark doing the Subway Challenge on the F/M train in New York [...]

Intensive therapy for adults: Mark discusses the second week of his intensive program

Mark just finished the second week of the August 2013 three week intensive therapy program at the American Institute for Stuttering. In this video, he talks about the skill building that went on during the second week. In case you missed it, he also shared about the first week of his intensive program. To learn [...]

Intensive therapy for adults: Mark discusses the first week of his intensive program

After completing the first week of the August three-week intensive therapy program, Mark talks about his reasons for choosing the AIS intensive program, and about his experiences so far. Thanks, Mark, for your willingness to share. To learn more about therapy at the American Institute for Stuttering, visit stutteringtreatment.org. Follow AIS on Facebook at facebook.com/StutteringTreatment [...]

Stuttering therapy for teenagers: Michael discusses individual therapy and the one week teen intensive program

Michael recently participated in our one week teen intensive therapy program at the American Institute for Stuttering. In this video, he talks about his individual therapy and the teen intensive. 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 and @AIS_Carl. [...]