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4 Nov 2011

Detecting Stuttering Problems

By | 2017-02-19T06:27:00+00:00 November 4th, 2011|Featured, Therapy for Stuttering|1 Comment

Heather L. Grossman, PhD, CCC-SLP, BRS-FD Board Recognized Specialist in Fluency Disorders and Clinical Director of AIS discusses methods for detecting stuttering problems: When parents first hear their child stutter, they typically feel panic and even fear. It's heartbreaking to hear very young children cry out in frustration, "My mouth doesn't work!" or cover their [...]

30 Jan 2011

Chamonix Olsen Sikora and Dr. Barry Guitar on the Leonard Lopate Show

By | 2017-02-19T06:27:02+00:00 January 30th, 2011|AIS News, Featured, Headlines, The King's Speech|0 Comments

On Friday, AIS Executive Director Chamonix Olsen Sikora joined Dr. Barry Guitar from the University of Vermont on the Leonard Lopate Show to discuss stuttering and the recent release  of "The King's Speech." The movie, Starring Colin Firth as King George VI and Geoffrey Rush as Lionel Logue, has created an enormous amount of media attention. [...]

25 Nov 2009

Our practice group’s stuttering poetry

By | 2017-02-19T06:27:08+00:00 November 25th, 2009|Client Stories, Featured, Headlines|8 Comments

Last night at our weekly support/practice group, three people attended. As it was a smaller group, I decided to spend some time on something creative. They were asked to write a poem about stuttering. Here's what Kendra, Roisin and Nick wrote. Speak Teach Understand Treatment Talking Express Respect For me to stutter Is to make [...]

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