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17 Apr 2015

Stuttering and the big ‘A’

By | 2017-02-19T06:26:51+00:00 April 17th, 2015|Acceptance, Featured, Therapy for Stuttering|3 Comments

Written by: Dr. Heather Grossman Why does everybody keep talking about “accepting” stuttering? At AIS, we promote that people who stutter strive to accept their stuttering. This makes some people cringe! They ask, “Why should I accept something that is so annoying? I don’t want to accept it, I want to learn to control it!” [...]

7 Apr 2015

AIS Speaker Series: Katherine Preston

By | 2017-02-19T06:26:51+00:00 April 7th, 2015|Books, Featured, People Who Stutter, Young Leadership Board|0 Comments

Our first AIS Young Leadership Board Speaker Series event was a success! Our speaker, Katherine Preston, shared about her journey with stuttering, and signed copies of her book, Out With It. Below are some of our favorite photos from the evening. To stay in tune with events like these and all things AIS, subscribe to [...]

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, [...]

26 Aug 2014

Back to school resources for children who stutter and their parents

By | 2017-02-19T06:26:55+00:00 August 26th, 2014|Children Who Stutter, Featured, School|0 Comments

It's that time of year again! We know the beginning of the school year presents unique challenges for children who stutter as well as their parents. Here are several resources to help you with the transition back to school. The Stuttering Foundation offers a variety of back to school resources on their website. We specifically [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

23 Aug 2013

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

By | 2017-02-19T06:26:55+00:00 August 23rd, 2013|Featured, Intensive Programs, People Who Stutter, Therapy for Stuttering|2 Comments

Mark just finished the second week of the August 2013 three week intensive therapy program at the American Institute for Stuttering. In this video, he talks about the skill building that went on during the second week. In case you missed it, he also shared about the first week of his intensive program. To learn [...]

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 [...]

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