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How AIS helped to free my voice and change my life

By | 2017-02-19T06:26:51+00:00 March 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+00:00 February 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+00:00 February 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+00:00 July 29th, 2014|AIS News, 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+00:00 September 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+00:00 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.

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|

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 [...]

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|

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 [...]

Marc Winski on NSA Family Radio

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

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 [...]