“Love and Speed Dating”

By |2017-10-23T09:29:17+00:00October 25th, 2016|Client Stories, People Who Stutter, Public Speaking, Therapy for Stuttering, Videos|

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 were [...]

Reflections on Stuttering and Identity

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

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 [...]

Going Back to School as a Teen Who Stutters

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

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 [...]

Sameer talks about our teen intensive program

By |2017-02-19T06:26:51+00:00August 5th, 2015|Client Stories, Intensive Programs, People Who Stutter|

Sameer participated in the June 2015 teen intensive therapy program at the American Institute for Stuttering. Here he talks about what he liked about the experience. 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, and @AIS_Carl. We're also on [...]

How AIS helped to free my voice and change my life

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

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, [...]

Valerie shares her recent experience with the AIS intensive program

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

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. [...]

Valerie discusses her decision to start therapy at AIS

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

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, [...]

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

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

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 [...]

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

By |2017-02-19T06:26:55+00:00September 19th, 2013|Client Stories, Intensive Programs, People Who Stutter, Therapy for Stuttering|

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 [...]

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

By |2017-02-19T06:26:56+00:00May 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.