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Accepting stuttering: Mike’s Friends and Family Day speech

By | August 30th, 2010|Client Stories, Headlines, Intensive Programs|

At the end of every AIS intensive stuttering therapy program, we have Friends and Family Day, where clients invite their friends and family to watch them give a speech. It's the highlight of every intensive program here, when the clients face their fears and embrace the freedom to speak. The August intensive program had their [...]

Despite my stuttering…

By | June 30th, 2009|Intensive Programs|

Participants in the June intensive therapy program first share how their stuttering makes them feel and then share information about themselves that is true despite their stuttering. These guys have been truly courageous throughout the first two weeks of the program and are now heading into the home stretch.

Four Questions: The Pros and Cons of Stuttering and Fluency

By | June 30th, 2009|Intensive Programs, Therapy for Stuttering|

In the third week of each intensive therapy program, we have the participants contemplate and answer the following questions: What's 'bad' about stuttering? What have been the benefits of your stuttering? Is there any downside to being a more fluent speaker? Lastly, what are the benefits of managing your speech effectively and speaking more fluently? [...]

The May program clients go to Macy’s

By | June 2nd, 2009|Intensive Programs|

So, a lot was said the other week building up to the group's trip to Macy's last Wednesday. And then the group delivered their speeches during Family and Friends Day on Thursday. And then Friday was the last day and the goodbyes that go along with it. And then Memorial Day weekend. All that to [...]

May intensive program – last day

By | May 22nd, 2009|Intensive Programs|

It may be a little cliche, but it's hard to believe that 3 weeks have already passed by. The May program group is finishing its last hour together here at AIS. We have more pictures and video to share with you from the group, but work has been busy with our benefit gala coming up [...]

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