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Oscar-Winning Short Film, “Stutterer” Available through The New Yorker

By | October 21st, 2016|News in Stuttering, Videos|

Oscar-winning short film, "Stutterer" is now available to watch through The New Yorker. The short film follows Greenwood, a man who stutters, navigate his day-to-day life and, specifically, his pursuit of love. The film excels in its convincing depiction of the physical, emotional, and cognitive struggles of stuttering. Viewers are given the privilege of hearing Greenwood’s thoughts as he [...]

Speak Freely in Atlanta, Georgia!

By | September 7th, 2016|AIS News, Announcements, Headlines, News in Stuttering|

We are delighted to announce our new location in Atlanta, Georgia! Carl Herder is leading this effort to expand the American Institute for Stuttering to another region of the US. We'll have more information on this office on our website soon, but in the meantime, feel free to contact us in Atlanta! American Institute for Stuttering - [...]

Get excited for June 6th!

By | April 18th, 2016|Benefit Gala, Headlines, News in Stuttering, Upcoming Events|

We are excited to announce that Bruce Willis will be the Honoree at our 10th Annual Benefit Gala on June 6th, 2016. He will accept our Freeing Voices Changing Lives Award in person. A sell-out crowd is anticipated that will include guests from the entertainment industry, business world, sports, politics and the arts. Tickets are available [...]

ISAD Online Conference, October 1-22

By | October 1st, 2015|News in Stuttering, Stuttering Awareness|

The ISAD 2015 International Stuttering Awareness Day Online Conference starts today and is live on the ISA website until the October 22nd. International Stuttering Awareness day falls on October 22nd every year, and this conference offers a fantastic way to interact with others in the stuttering community. We're eager to check out the submissions this [...]

AIS getting a lot of press after a successful gala

By | June 9th, 2015|AIS News, Benefit Gala, Featured, Headlines, News in Stuttering|

  Our 9th annual Freeing Voices Changing Lives benefit gala was a truly unforgettable event. But don't take our word for it! Check out what the press is saying about Ed Sheeran, Emily Blunt, and AIS. Editorials Entertainment Weekly wrote about Ed Sheeran's advice to embrace your quirks People Magazine questions the possibility that Ed [...]

AIS Speech Therapist Sara MacIntyre on StutterTalk Podcast

By | February 20th, 2015|AIS News, AIS Staff, News in Stuttering, People Who Stutter, Therapy for Stuttering|

Our very own Sara MacIntyre is on today's StutterTalk Podcast. As many of you know, Sara is a person who stutters herself. She and Peter Reitzes discuss what she wishes her speech-language pathologist (SLP) had known about stuttering. Such a powerful episode. Sara and Peter also talk about the downsides of "passing as fluent," the [...]

BuzzFeed: 25 Things All People Who Stutter Will Understand

By | November 14th, 2014|News in Stuttering, People Who Stutter|

On October 29th, the topic of stuttering made the rounds on social media with the BuzzFeed article, "25 Things All People Who Stutter Will Understand." People throughout the stuttering community voiced their opinions about the piece, with many feeling a sense of truth and understanding. We agree that the piece captures stuttering in a truthful [...]

ISAD 2014 International Stuttering Awareness Day Online Conference

By | October 1st, 2014|AIS Staff, News in Stuttering, Stuttering Awareness|

Today starts the ISAD 2014 International Stuttering Awareness Day Online Conference. The conference happens every year from October 1st to the 22nd. There are so many wonderful submissions this year. We hope you'll check it out and leave a few comments. This conference is meant to start discussions! Speech language pathologists from AIS, Dr. Heather [...]

AIS & Stuttering Featured on Katie Couric

By | May 30th, 2014|AIS News, Featured, Headlines, News in Stuttering, People Who Stutter, Therapy for Stuttering|

Recently, Dr. Heather Grossman, Executive Director of the American Institute for Stuttering, appeared on Katie Couric for a segment on stuttering. Joining her were AIS client Joel Viera and past AIS Gala Honoree Byron Pitts (ABC News). After the episode aired, Stuttertalk published a podcast about the segment, and shared interesting opinions about the way [...]

Katherine Preston interviewed about ‘Out With It’ on NBC’s Today Show

By | July 11th, 2013|Books, Headlines, News in Stuttering, People Who Stutter, Research|

This morning, we were excited to watch the Today Show, as Katherine Preston was interviewed by Jamie Gangel about her new book Out With It. For those of you familiar with the AIS Blog or the National Stuttering Association, there's a good chance you've heard of Katherine before. Katherine met with our founder, Catherine Montgomery, [...]

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