Clarence Page on ‘The King’s Speech’: A stutter unfit for a king

By |2017-02-19T06:27:02+00:00January 25th, 2011|Headlines, News in Stuttering|

The King's Speech continues to carry royal momentum into this year's Academy Awards, receiving 12 nominations, including Best Picture and Best Director, and nods for its three leads, Colin Firth, Geoffrey Rush, and Helena Bonham Carter. We're happy to share an article that Clarence Page, award-winning journalist and AIS Board member, wrote about the film [...]

British Stammering Association chief talks to Colin Firth about stuttering, ‘The King’s Speech’

By |2017-02-19T06:27:03+00:00October 28th, 2010|Headlines, News in Stuttering|

Chief Executive of the British Stammering Association Norbert Lieckfeldt spoke with Colin Firth about stuttering and his portrayal of King George VI of England in The King's Speech. Extensive and fascinating, their exchange is more a conversation between friends than an interview. Some notable quotes from Firth: "But my main concern really has been - [...]

International Stuttering Awareness Day: Show us your best stutter!

By |2017-02-19T06:27:03+00:00October 21st, 2010|Headlines, News in Stuttering|

The American Institute for Stuttering recognizes International Stuttering Awareness Day (ISAD) on Friday, October 22. ISAD is a day to raise public awareness and understanding of the disorder of stuttering, which affects 3 million Americans and 60 million people around the world. To celebrate this day, AIS wants to see our friends' best stutter. On [...]

2009 Gala honoree Joe Moglia: From the business world to the football field

By |2017-02-19T06:27:03+00:00September 29th, 2010|Headlines, People Who Stutter|

At last year's gala, we honored TD Ameritrade Chairman Joe Moglia with the Freeing Voices, Changing Lives award for his accomplishments as a person who stutters. At that gala, Joe gave a rousing address, covering his childhood in Queens to his 16 years as a high school and college football coach to his remarkable success [...]