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12 Jan 2017

My Fight

By | 2017-03-07T21:34:35+00:00 January 12th, 2017|Children Who Stutter, Client Stories, Intensive Programs, Therapy for Stuttering|0 Comments

Hi, my name is Daniella, and I am 13 years old. I am in 8th grade and have been stuttering since 5th grade. Picture this: that really annoying kid who would raise her hand every time the teacher asked a question. You know the one; the little know-it-all who can be super annoying sometimes, that [...]

16 Dec 2016

7 Ways to Feel More Comfortable Talking about Stuttering to Others

By | 2017-03-24T17:56:09+00:00 December 16th, 2016|Children Who Stutter, Client Stories, Intensive Programs|4 Comments

Hi my name is MaKenna and I am 12 years old. Telling people about my stuttering was probably the hardest thing for me. Over the summer, I went to the AIS Teen Intensive Week, and we had to do some pretty challenging things that helped me overcome my fear of telling people about my stuttering. [...]

11 Nov 2016

AIS Speaker Series: Stuttering, Success, and the Corporate World

By | 2017-03-07T21:38:16+00:00 November 11th, 2016|Upcoming Events|0 Comments

Tuesday, December 6th at 6:30pm We are proud to announce the next event in our AIS Speaker Series: Stuttering, Success, and the Corporate World. Our speaker will be Thomas Olunloyo. Thomas is the Chief Actuary and Head of Investments at Legal and General Reinsurance based in Bermuda (A+ S&P), responsible for the management of $6bn in assets. [...]

25 Oct 2016

“Love and Speed Dating”

By | 2017-03-07T21:49:09+00:00 October 25th, 2016|Client Stories, People Who Stutter, Public Speaking, Therapy for Stuttering, Videos|0 Comments

Hector shares his experience at the recent AIS Public Speaking Workshop. I decided to participate in AIS's Public Speaking workshop because I wanted to gain more confidence in my public speaking. My job requires me to speak a fair amount, and while I've gotten better at it over time, it still doesn't feel...right. We [...]

21 Oct 2016

Oscar-Winning Short Film, “Stutterer” Available through The New Yorker

By | 2017-02-19T06:26:49+00:00 October 21st, 2016|News in Stuttering, Videos|0 Comments

Oscar-winning short film, "Stutterer" is now available to watch through The New Yorker. The short film follows Greenwood, a man who stutters, navigate his day-to-day life and, specifically, his pursuit of love. The film excels in its convincing depiction of the physical, emotional, and cognitive struggles of stuttering. Viewers are given the privilege of hearing Greenwood’s thoughts as he [...]

14 Oct 2016

Upcoming One-Day Workshop

By | 2017-02-19T06:26:49+00:00 October 14th, 2016|Therapy for Stuttering, Upcoming Events|0 Comments

Sunday, December 4th 10-5pm Please join us for a Fear Reduction One-Day Workshop at AIS. This one-day workshop is for past and present AIS clients who want to work on reducing individual speaking fears and avoidances, and push beyond their personal comfort zones. We will complete cognitive restructuring exercises to change the negative thoughts that [...]

7 Oct 2016

International Stuttering Awareness Day: Online Conference

By | 2017-02-19T06:26:49+00:00 October 7th, 2016|AIS News, AIS Staff, Stuttering Awareness|0 Comments

International Stuttering Awareness Day (ISAD) falls on October 22nd every year, and in honor of this day, the International Stuttering Association (ISA) is holding its annual online conference this month! The 2016 ISAD Online Conference is now live on the ISA website until October 22nd. Although here at AIS we tend to treat every day [...]

3 Oct 2016

Reflections on Stuttering and Identity

By | 2017-02-19T06:26:49+00:00 October 3rd, 2016|Client Stories|0 Comments

AIS Client, Thomas Olunloyo, who lives in Bermuda No, I'm not a "stutterer," I just happen to speak with one sometimes... I have stuttered for as long as I can remember but I don’t think of myself as a stutterer, not anymore. I am many things; an actuary, part time piano player, lifetime [...]

23 Sep 2016

Journaling and Acting Workshop: Thoughts and Reflections

By | 2017-02-19T06:26:49+00:00 September 23rd, 2016|AIS News, Creative, Therapy for Stuttering|0 Comments

AIS Clients during the recent Acting and Writing Workshop during our special Tuesday Group series. Last Tuesday night, eight of us met to experiment with writing and improvisation as tools for self-exploration. We reflected on ourselves, our stuttering, and our life journeys thus far. Starting with writing prompts and then theater exercises, everyone [...]

19 Sep 2016

Going Back to School as a Teen Who Stutters

By | 2017-02-19T06:26:49+00:00 September 19th, 2016|Client Stories, School|2 Comments

Grace having some fun at the FRIENDS Conference in 2015 where she had the opportunity to meet other teens who stutter. Hi everyone! My name is Grace and I’m so excited to be writing a back to school post for the AIS blog! I just started my sophomore year at a pretty small [...]

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