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16 Feb 2015

Valerie discusses her decision to start therapy at AIS

By | 2017-02-19T06:26:52+00:00 February 16th, 2015|Client Stories, Intensive Programs, People Who Stutter, Therapy for Stuttering|0 Comments

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, [...]

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 [...]

19 Sep 2013

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

By | 2017-02-19T06:26:55+00:00 September 19th, 2013|Client Stories, Intensive Programs, People Who Stutter, Therapy for Stuttering|0 Comments

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 [...]

6 May 2013

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

By | 2017-02-19T06:26:56+00:00 May 6th, 2013|Client Stories, Intensive Programs, People Who Stutter, Therapy for Stuttering|1 Comment

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.

22 Apr 2013

Eight years after his intensive therapy program, Jon Paul watches his friends and family speech

By | 2017-02-19T06:26:56+00:00 April 22nd, 2013|Client Stories, Intensive Programs, People Who Stutter, Public Speaking, Therapy for Stuttering|4 Comments

In May 2005, Jon Paul attended the AIS intensive therapy program for stuttering. Near the end of the program, he and the other participants gave speeches to invited friends and family. Recently Jon Paul visited with us watched the video of his speech. In this video blog, Jon Paul discusses the impact of watching that [...]

26 Feb 2013

Being a teenager who stutters

By | 2017-02-19T06:26:57+00:00 February 26th, 2013|Client Stories, People Who Stutter, School, Therapy for Stuttering|0 Comments

Jodriann regularly attends our weekly teen therapy group. He agreed to share with our blog by answering a few questions about being a teen who stutters. Jodriann is no stranger to the AIS Blog. In 2009, he gave a speech at the AIS gala and was kind enough to share his feelings about the speech [...]

18 Oct 2012

Marc Winski on NSA Family Radio

By | 2017-02-19T06:26:59+00:00 October 18th, 2012|Client Stories, People Who Stutter|0 Comments

On Tuesday, AIS client Marc Winski joined NSA Family Radio for a call in show themed "Musicians Who Stutter." NSA Family Radio is hosted by blogtalkradio and is one of the many wonderful resources available from the National Stuttering Association. Marc has enjoyed singing and acting since childhood and has recently played roles in numerous off-broadway shows. In [...]

30 Aug 2010

Accepting stuttering: Mike’s Friends and Family Day speech

By | 2017-02-19T06:27:04+00:00 August 30th, 2010|Client Stories, Headlines, Intensive Programs|11 Comments

At the end of every AIS intensive stuttering therapy program, we have Friends and Family Day, where clients invite their friends and family to watch them give a speech. It's the highlight of every intensive program here, when the clients face their fears and embrace the freedom to speak. The August intensive program had their [...]

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