Our 2013 gala was an unprecedented success!

By |2017-02-19T06:26:56+00:00June 19th, 2013|AIS News, Announcements, Benefit Gala, Headlines|

On June 3, 2013, we held our 7th annual Freeing Voices, Changing Lives Benefit Gala. We've recently updated our events page with a summary of the gala, and we've also published more than 100 photos for you to view and download. Click on the image below to view and download your favorites. If you are [...]

International Stuttering Awareness Day Online Conference

By |2017-02-19T06:26:59+00:00October 8th, 2012|Headlines, News in Stuttering, Upcoming Events|

As you may know, International Stuttering Awareness Day (ISAD) is later this month, on October 22, 2012. ISAD began in 1998, and was spear-headed by Michael Sugarman, Oakland, California. ISAD recognizes the growing alliance between speech-language professionals and consumers, who are learning from each other and working together to share, give support, and educate one [...]

The 5th Annual Benefit Gala for the American Institute for Stuttering: Articles, Photos, Videos

By |2017-02-19T06:27:00+00:00June 10th, 2011|AIS News, Benefit Gala, Headlines|

The 5th Annual Benefit Gala for the American Institute for Stuttering was held Tuesday night, and it was a marvelous evening that celebrated people who stutter and raised funds that will help change lives. We would like to thank a multitude of friends for making the event a smashing success, including honorees Arthur M. Blank [...]

‘The King’s Speech’ Reigns at the 83rd Academy Awards

By |2017-02-19T06:27:02+00:00March 1st, 2011|Headlines, News in Stuttering, The King's Speech|

The American Institute for Stuttering would like to congratulate The King's Speech on winning its four Academy Awards – Best Original Screenplay, Best Director, Best Actor, and Best Picture! David Seidler, the film's screenwriter and a person who stutters, conceived the film after being inspired by the story of George VI of England [...]

Clarence Page and Chamonix Sikora discuss stuttering on CNN

By |2011-02-16T22:06:03+00:00February 16th, 2011|Headlines, News in Stuttering, The King's Speech|

On Saturday, Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Clarence Page and AIS Executive Director Chamonix Sikora appeared on CNN to discuss stuttering. As discussed in this space before, AIS is happy to have Clarence as a member of our Board of Directors. The film The King's Speech provided a backdrop for the discussion. The movie has also lit [...]

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

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

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. [...]