British Stammering Association chief talks to Colin Firth about stuttering, ‘The King’s Speech’

By |2017-02-19T06:27:03+00:00October 28th, 2010|Headlines, News in Stuttering|

Chief Executive of the British Stammering Association Norbert Lieckfeldt spoke with Colin Firth about stuttering and his portrayal of King George VI of England in The King's Speech. Extensive and fascinating, their exchange is more a conversation between friends than an interview. Some notable quotes from Firth: "But my main concern really has been - [...]

International Stuttering Awareness Day: Show us your best stutter!

By |2017-02-19T06:27:03+00:00October 21st, 2010|Headlines, News in Stuttering|

The American Institute for Stuttering recognizes International Stuttering Awareness Day (ISAD) on Friday, October 22. ISAD is a day to raise public awareness and understanding of the disorder of stuttering, which affects 3 million Americans and 60 million people around the world. To celebrate this day, AIS wants to see our friends' best stutter. On [...]

Survey of children, teens, and young adults who stutter

By |2010-10-21T11:16:24+00:00October 21st, 2010|News in Stuttering|

Two respected stuttering organizations, who are also friends of AIS, are researching how stuttering impacts the lives of children, teens, and young adults. Here is the information as we received it: The National Stuttering Association and Friends, The Association of Young People Who Stutter are conducting a survey on the experience of children, teens and [...]

J. David Williams: A pioneer of stuttering therapy

By |2017-02-19T06:27:05+00:00April 19th, 2010|Headlines, News in Stuttering|

The American Institute for Stuttering would like to recognize the passing this weekend of a pioneer in the field of stuttering therapy, J. David Williams. From The Stuttering Homepage: J. David Williams, Ph.D., was Professor Emeritus at Northern Illinois University (NIU), earned a Ph.D. from the University of Iowa in 1954, specializing in stuttering. His [...]

The International Online Cluttering Conference is happening now

By |2017-02-19T06:27:05+00:00April 15th, 2010|Cluttering, News in Stuttering|

We first talked about cluttering with Craig, an intensive program client from this past January. Well, cluttering continues to draw much-needed attention in a big way with the start of the first-ever online conference about cluttering. The International Online Cluttering Conference is offered by Minnesota State University, Mankato, in conjunction with the International Cluttering Association [...]