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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, [...]

24 Sep 2014

Heather Grossman featured on Stuttergirl Vlog

By | 2017-02-19T06:26:55+00:00 September 24th, 2014|AIS News, People Who Stutter, Therapy for Stuttering, Voluntary Stuttering|1 Comment

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:

29 Jul 2014

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

By | 2017-02-19T06:26:55+00:00 July 29th, 2014|AIS News, Client Stories, Featured, People Who Stutter, Public Speaking|1 Comment

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 [...]

30 May 2014

AIS & Stuttering Featured on Katie Couric

By | 2017-02-19T06:26:55+00:00 May 30th, 2014|AIS News, Featured, Headlines, News in Stuttering, People Who Stutter, Therapy for Stuttering|0 Comments

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 [...]

13 Jan 2014

When should a parent schedule a fluency evaluation?

By | 2017-02-19T06:26:55+00:00 January 13th, 2014|AIS News|0 Comments

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 [...]

1 Oct 2013

FREE Upcoming events at AIS!

By | 2017-02-19T06:26:55+00:00 October 1st, 2013|AIS News, Announcements, Featured, Headlines, Upcoming Events|2 Comments

If you received our Fall Newsletter or like our Faceboook Page, you know we've got lots of upcoming events here at AIS! Free Tuesday Night Groups in October Tuesday night practice/support groups will be free for the month of October. These groups meet every week on Tuesday from 6:30-8:00pm, and usually cost $20. So, stop [...]

24 Jul 2013

Juan speaks at the 7th annual benefit gala

By | 2017-02-19T06:26:55+00:00 July 24th, 2013|AIS News, Benefit Gala, Featured, People Who Stutter, Public Speaking|0 Comments

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 [...]

4 Jul 2013

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

By | 2017-02-19T06:26:56+00:00 July 4th, 2013|AIS News, Benefit Gala, Featured, People Who Stutter|0 Comments

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 [...]

19 Jun 2013

Our 2013 gala was an unprecedented success!

By | 2017-02-19T06:26:56+00:00 June 19th, 2013|AIS News, Announcements, Benefit Gala, Headlines|3 Comments

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 [...]

4 Jun 2013

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

By | 2017-02-19T06:26:56+00:00 June 4th, 2013|AIS News, Benefit Gala|0 Comments

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 [...]

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