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1 Feb 2011

The 34th Street challenge!

By | 2017-02-19T06:27:02+00:00 February 1st, 2011|Intensive Programs, People Who Stutter, Therapy for Stuttering|0 Comments

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. [...]

30 Aug 2010

Accepting stuttering: Mike’s Friends and Family Day speech

By | 2017-02-19T06:27:04+00:00 August 30th, 2010|Client Stories, Headlines, Intensive Programs|11 Comments

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 [...]

25 Jan 2010

Draw your stuttering: Artwork from the January intensive program group

By | 2017-02-19T06:27:07+00:00 January 25th, 2010|Headlines, Intensive Programs|2 Comments

At the beginning of an intensive stuttering therapy program, we have each client draw their stuttering; basically a representation of it or how it makes them feel. Then at the end of the three-week program, we have them draw their stuttering again. It's like a before and after insight into how our clients view their [...]

30 Jun 2009

Despite my stuttering…

By | 2017-02-19T06:27:11+00:00 June 30th, 2009|Intensive Programs|3 Comments

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.

30 Jun 2009

Four Questions: The Pros and Cons of Stuttering and Fluency

By | 2017-02-19T06:27:12+00:00 June 30th, 2009|Intensive Programs, Therapy for Stuttering|1 Comment

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? [...]

2 Jun 2009

The May program clients go to Macy’s

By | 2017-02-19T06:27:13+00:00 June 2nd, 2009|Intensive Programs|4 Comments

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 [...]

22 May 2009

May intensive program – last day

By | 2009-05-22T16:17:36+00:00 May 22nd, 2009|Intensive Programs|0 Comments

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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