Famous Athlete Who Stutters

By |2017-02-19T06:26:59+00:00March 29th, 2012|News in Stuttering, People Who Stutter|

Read this insightful article about Sophie Gustafson, a champion golfer and person who stutters. Gain some perspective about stuttering, a widespread issue that is frequently misunderstood and rarely discussed in the media. Stuttering can be an overwhelming challenge, especially for those in the public light. Read the article here

In a gathering of stutterers, echoes and tribute to Catherine Montgomery

By |2017-02-19T06:27:00+00:00July 20th, 2011|News in Stuttering|

AIS alumnus Aman Kumar shares his experience at the recent NSA conference: My experience at the National Stuttering Association conference was singularly transformative, and for stutterers and fluent speakers alike who may have opportunity to attend in future I would simply say: Go. Go for the experience of meeting over a thousand people who speak [...]

On the 2011 Annual Conference for the National Stuttering Association

By |2017-02-19T06:27:00+00:00July 17th, 2011|News in Stuttering|

Caryn Herring, a speech-language pathology graduate student and AIS intern, wrote this summary of the recent NSA conference: I recently attended the National Stuttering Association’s (NSA) annual conference.  This year the conference was held in Fort Worth, Texas and it was considered the largest gathering of people who stutter in history.  There were over 800 [...]

‘The King’s Speech’ Reigns at the 83rd Academy Awards

By |2017-02-19T06:27:02+00:00March 1st, 2011|Headlines, News in Stuttering, The King's Speech|

The American Institute for Stuttering would like to congratulate The King's Speech on winning its four Academy Awards – Best Original Screenplay, Best Director, Best Actor, and Best Picture! David Seidler, the film's screenwriter and a person who stutters, conceived the film after being inspired by the story of George VI of England [...]

Clarence Page and Chamonix Sikora discuss stuttering on CNN

By |2011-02-16T22:06:03+00:00February 16th, 2011|Headlines, News in Stuttering, The King's Speech|

On Saturday, Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Clarence Page and AIS Executive Director Chamonix Sikora appeared on CNN to discuss stuttering. As discussed in this space before, AIS is happy to have Clarence as a member of our Board of Directors. The film The King's Speech provided a backdrop for the discussion. The movie has also lit [...]

Clarence Page on ‘The King’s Speech’: A stutter unfit for a king

By |2017-02-19T06:27:02+00:00January 25th, 2011|Headlines, News in Stuttering|

The King's Speech continues to carry royal momentum into this year's Academy Awards, receiving 12 nominations, including Best Picture and Best Director, and nods for its three leads, Colin Firth, Geoffrey Rush, and Helena Bonham Carter. We're happy to share an article that Clarence Page, award-winning journalist and AIS Board member, wrote about the film [...]