Dhruv gives a speech at a Toastmaster’s competition and wins first place!

By |2017-02-19T06:26:56+00:00May 14th, 2013|Intensive Programs, People Who Stutter, Public Speaking|

Dhruv attended our intensive therapy program this past January and he recently rejoined his local Toastmaster's club in Guangzhou, China. On March 23rd, he competed in a Toastmaster's divisional speech contest and won second place with his speech titled, "Turn-Around Thinking." In the speech, Dhruv shares about attending the intensive therapy program at AIS, and [...]

Jon Paul talks about self-advertising his stuttering and the subway challenge

By |2017-02-19T06:26:56+00:00May 6th, 2013|Client Stories, Intensive Programs, People Who Stutter, Therapy for Stuttering|

In this video blog, Jon Paul discusses self-advertising his stuttering and the subway challenge. As we mentioned in a previous post, Jon Paul attended the AIS intensive therapy program in May 2005. Thanks again Jon Paul for your willingness to share! For more information about Jon Paul, check out his website.

Jon Paul’s friends and family speech from May 2005

By |2017-02-19T06:26:56+00:00April 25th, 2013|Intensive Programs, People Who Stutter, Public Speaking|

As promised in a recent blog post, this is a video of the speech that Jon Paul Ruggeiri gave to a group of friends and family near the end of his intensive therapy program at AIS in May, 2005.

Eight years after his intensive therapy program, Jon Paul watches his friends and family speech

By |2017-02-19T06:26:56+00:00April 22nd, 2013|Client Stories, Intensive Programs, People Who Stutter, Public Speaking, Therapy for Stuttering|

In May 2005, Jon Paul attended the AIS intensive therapy program for stuttering. Near the end of the program, he and the other participants gave speeches to invited friends and family. Recently Jon Paul visited with us watched the video of his speech. In this video blog, Jon Paul discusses the impact of watching that [...]

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

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

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 [...]

Setting daily objectives

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

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.

Commencement

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

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 [...]

January intensive therapy program begins

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

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 [...]