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Juan speaks at the 7th annual benefit gala

By | July 24th, 2013|AIS News, Benefit Gala, Featured, People Who Stutter, Public Speaking|

At this year's Freeing Voices, Changing Lives benefit gala, Juan talked about his participation in a weekly kids' therapy group and the benefits of coming to a place where people understand what stuttering is like. He set the audience into thunderous laughter when he said, humorously, "I'm thankful to be a speaker at the gala [...]

Katherine Preston interviewed about ‘Out With It’ on NBC’s Today Show

By | July 11th, 2013|Books, Headlines, News in Stuttering, People Who Stutter, Research|

This morning, we were excited to watch the Today Show, as Katherine Preston was interviewed by Jamie Gangel about her new book Out With It. For those of you familiar with the AIS Blog or the National Stuttering Association, there's a good chance you've heard of Katherine before. Katherine met with our founder, Catherine Montgomery, [...]

Sander Flaum honored by the American Institute for Stuttering at our 7th Annual Benefit Gala

By | July 4th, 2013|AIS News, Benefit Gala, Featured, People Who Stutter|

On June 3rd, 2013, the American Institute for Stuttering hosted the 7th annual Freeing Voices, Changing Lives Benefit Gala. We had the privilege of honoring long time board member Sander Flaum. Before presenting the award to Mr. Flaum, Gala Co-Chair and 2008 Honoree Tony Hooper spoke of his friendship with Sander that dates back several [...]

Extreme desensitization: Umang talks about the subway challenge

By | July 1st, 2013|Desensitization, Intensive Programs, People Who Stutter, Therapy for Stuttering|

Umang accepted the subway challenge while participating in the May 2013 intensive therapy program at the American Institute for Stuttering. The subway challenge is not a required activity in the AIS intensive program, but a challenge for those willing to work on desensitization in an extreme manner. Let us know if you have any questions [...]

Samuel L. Jackson speaks at the Freeing Voices Changing Lives Benefit Gala for the American Institute for Stuttering

By | June 27th, 2013|Benefit Gala, Featured, People Who Stutter, Public Speaking|

On June 3, 2013, we had the privilege of honoring Samuel L. Jackson at our 7th Annual Freeing Voices, Changing Lives Benefit Gala. Each year at the gala, we aim to raise money in order to continue providing universally affordable specialized therapy to people who stutter of all ages. Bruce Willis, a surprise guest, presented [...]

Our 2013 gala was an unprecedented success!

By | June 19th, 2013|AIS News, Announcements, Benefit Gala, Headlines|

On June 3, 2013, we held our 7th annual Freeing Voices, Changing Lives Benefit Gala. We've recently updated our events page with a summary of the gala, and we've also published more than 100 photos for you to view and download. Click on the image below to view and download your favorites. If you are [...]

The day after our 7th annual benefit gala, lots of press on the wires!

By | June 4th, 2013|AIS News, Benefit Gala|

The seventh annual Freeing Voices, Changing Lives Benefit Gala for the American Institute for Stuttering was an enormous success! We are so thankful to our many generous supporters! We will post many more photos and videos from last night's gala in the coming weeks, but here is a taste of our tremendous event. Below are [...]

Umang talks about his experience with the May 2013 intensive therapy program

By | May 30th, 2013|Intensive Programs, People Who Stutter, Therapy for Stuttering|

Umang participated in the May 2013 intensive therapy program. This video was filmed on the last day of his three weeks of group therapy. Let us know if you have any questions for Umang. He would be happy to answer them.

Dhruv gives a speech at a Toastmaster’s competition and wins first place!

By | May 14th, 2013|Intensive Programs, People Who Stutter, Public Speaking|

Dhruv attended our intensive therapy program this past January and he recently rejoined his local Toastmaster's club in Guangzhou, China. On March 23rd, he competed in a Toastmaster's divisional speech contest and won second place with his speech titled, "Turn-Around Thinking." In the speech, Dhruv shares about attending the intensive therapy program at AIS, and [...]

Jon Paul talks about self-advertising his stuttering and the subway challenge

By | May 6th, 2013|Client Stories, Intensive Programs, People Who Stutter, Therapy for Stuttering|

In this video blog, Jon Paul discusses self-advertising his stuttering and the subway challenge. As we mentioned in a previous post, Jon Paul attended the AIS intensive therapy program in May 2005. Thanks again Jon Paul for your willingness to share! For more information about Jon Paul, check out his website.

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