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 [...]
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 [...]
Jacquelyn is a trained actress and she regularly auditions for various roles. In a recent audition, a past professor was in attendance. After the audition, he emailed her with some advice. Thank you Jacquelyn for your willingness to share with the AIS blog.
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 [...]
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 [...]
AIS client Alison talks about her experiences growing up with stuttering and the intensive stuttering therapy program that she just completed in July.
AIS client Derek faced his fears and 300 curious and supportive listeners when he stepped up to the podium at last year's gala. Here is his inspiring speech.
On our Facebook page, we posed this simple question: Who has been a positive influence in your life in regards to stuttering? We were so happy to see the encouraging responses from our Facebook community that we'd like to share a few here, like: The National Stuttering Association, all glory goes to them! In college [...]