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2 Apr 2013

Dhruv discusses stuttering, Toastmaster’s, and the AIS intensive program

By | 2017-02-19T06:26:57+00:00 April 2nd, 2013|Intensive Programs, People Who Stutter, Public Speaking, Therapy for Stuttering|2 Comments

written by: Dhruv Gupta Toastmasters & Stuttering. Can the two really go together? Many would consider them contradictory. I consider them complementary. I joined Toastmasters in January 2010. The primary reason I joined was because I stutter - I have been since I was eight years old. A friend had told me “Toastmasters makes you [...]

22 Mar 2013

Setting daily objectives

By | 2017-02-19T06:26:57+00:00 March 22nd, 2013|Intensive Programs, People Who Stutter, Therapy for Stuttering, Voluntary Stuttering|1 Comment

In this video, AIS client Jacquelyn discusses her current daily challenge of voluntary stuttering with three strangers per day. Jacquelyn previously shared about being and actress who stutters, and recently started her own blog, StutterGirl.

22 Jan 2013


By | 2017-02-19T06:26:58+00:00 January 22nd, 2013|AIS News, Intensive Programs, People Who Stutter|3 Comments

The January 2013 intensive therapy program here at AIS will come to an end this Friday. We've regularly encouraged these clients to think of this therapy experience as the beginning, rather than the end. After all, the meaning of commencement is, "a start, or a beginning." As such, at the end of the week, they [...]

8 Jan 2013

January intensive therapy program begins

By | 2017-02-19T06:26:58+00:00 January 8th, 2013|Intensive Programs|0 Comments

Yesterday, we began an intensive therapy program with eight courageous people who stutter. These eight individuals will be spending a lot of time at AIS over the next three weeks, and they'll be making big changes in their lives. The staff at AIS is excited to suport them on this journey. If you're interested in [...]

22 Aug 2012

An intern’s perspective on the July intensive – by Becky Weinberg (Part 2)

By | 2017-02-19T06:26:59+00:00 August 22nd, 2012|Intensive Programs|0 Comments

After my exciting venture into Taboo, I went home with a new sense of accomplishment. In a way, using voluntary stuttering made me appreciate AIS in a new way. I was aware, through watching videos of client testimonials and reading letters, of the countless ways that this program has helped so many people, but being [...]

13 Mar 2012

January 2012 Intensive Program

By | 2017-02-19T06:26:59+00:00 March 13th, 2012|Intensive Programs|0 Comments

Below is an essay written by one of our clients about his experience attending our last 3-week intensive program: My name is Desmond Brown, and I am a stutterer. I started stuttering from about age three and found it more arduous as I got older. My stuttering was so bad that I read at a [...]

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