January 2012 Intensive Program

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

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 [...]

The 34th Street challenge!

By |2017-02-19T06:27:02+00:00February 1st, 2011|Intensive Programs, People Who Stutter, Therapy for Stuttering|

The January intensive therapy program is now in the books. In the next few weeks, we'll share various posts and videos from the program. Here, several participants decided to accept a challenge from Carl. The group was on their way to Macy's, where they would practice integrating several mental and physical strategies with various employees. [...]

Accepting stuttering: Mike’s Friends and Family Day speech

By |2017-02-19T06:27:04+00:00August 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 |2017-02-19T06:27:11+00:00June 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 |2017-02-19T06:27:12+00:00June 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? [...]