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29 Jul 2014

AIS Public Speaking Workshop Series: Check out this inside look from David

By | 2017-02-19T06:26:55+00:00 July 29th, 2014|AIS News, Client Stories, Featured, People Who Stutter, Public Speaking|1 Comment

AIS began offering monthly public speaking workshops in January and they have been a huge success! These workshops aim to give past and present clients an opportunity to hone their public speaking skills. AIS client, David Louisia, gives us an inside look at his most recent speech from the June workshop. This workshop focused on [...]

30 May 2014

AIS & Stuttering Featured on Katie Couric

By | 2017-02-19T06:26:55+00:00 May 30th, 2014|AIS News, Featured, Headlines, News in Stuttering, People Who Stutter, Therapy for Stuttering|0 Comments

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 [...]

19 Sep 2013

Intensive therapy for adults: Mark discusses the third week of his intensive program

By | 2017-02-19T06:26:55+00:00 September 19th, 2013|Client Stories, Intensive Programs, People Who Stutter, Therapy for Stuttering|0 Comments

Mark recently completed the August three week intensive therapy program at the American Institute for Stuttering. On the final day of the program, Mark talked about the changes he experienced in his attitude and fluency. This video also ends with a clip of Mark doing the Subway Challenge on the F/M train in New York [...]

23 Aug 2013

Intensive therapy for adults: Mark discusses the second week of his intensive program

By | 2017-02-19T06:26:55+00:00 August 23rd, 2013|Featured, Intensive Programs, People Who Stutter, Therapy for Stuttering|2 Comments

Mark just finished the second week of the August 2013 three week intensive therapy program at the American Institute for Stuttering. In this video, he talks about the skill building that went on during the second week. In case you missed it, he also shared about the first week of his intensive program. To learn [...]

13 Aug 2013

Intensive therapy for adults: Mark discusses the first week of his intensive program

By | 2017-02-19T06:26:55+00:00 August 13th, 2013|Desensitization, Intensive Programs, People Who Stutter, Therapy for Stuttering, Voluntary Stuttering|7 Comments

After completing the first week of the August three-week intensive therapy program, Mark talks about his reasons for choosing the AIS intensive program, and about his experiences so far. Thanks, Mark, for your willingness to share. To learn more about therapy at the American Institute for Stuttering, visit stutteringtreatment.org. Follow AIS on Facebook at facebook.com/StutteringTreatment [...]

29 Jul 2013

Stuttering therapy for teenagers: Michael discusses individual therapy and the one week teen intensive program

By | 2017-02-19T06:26:55+00:00 July 29th, 2013|Intensive Programs, People Who Stutter, Therapy for Stuttering|0 Comments

Michael recently participated in our one week teen intensive therapy program at the American Institute for Stuttering. In this video, he talks about his individual therapy and the teen intensive. To learn more about therapy at the American Institute for Stuttering, visit stutteringtreatment.org. Follow AIS on Facebook at facebook.com/StutteringTreatment and on Twitter @StutteringTx and @AIS_Carl. [...]

24 Jul 2013

Juan speaks at the 7th annual benefit gala

By | 2017-02-19T06:26:55+00:00 July 24th, 2013|AIS News, Benefit Gala, Featured, People Who Stutter, Public Speaking|0 Comments

At this year's Freeing Voices, Changing Lives benefit gala, Juan talked about his participation in a weekly kids' therapy group and the benefits of coming to a place where people understand what stuttering is like. He set the audience into thunderous laughter when he said, humorously, "I'm thankful to be a speaker at the gala [...]

11 Jul 2013

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

By | 2017-02-19T06:26:55+00:00 July 11th, 2013|Books, Headlines, News in Stuttering, People Who Stutter, Research|1 Comment

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, [...]

4 Jul 2013

Sander Flaum honored by the American Institute for Stuttering at our 7th Annual Benefit Gala

By | 2017-02-19T06:26:56+00:00 July 4th, 2013|AIS News, Benefit Gala, Featured, People Who Stutter|0 Comments

On June 3rd, 2013, the American Institute for Stuttering hosted the 7th annual Freeing Voices, Changing Lives Benefit Gala. We had the privilege of honoring long time board member Sander Flaum. Before presenting the award to Mr. Flaum, Gala Co-Chair and 2008 Honoree Tony Hooper spoke of his friendship with Sander that dates back several [...]

1 Jul 2013

Extreme desensitization: Umang talks about the subway challenge

By | 2017-02-19T06:26:56+00:00 July 1st, 2013|Desensitization, Intensive Programs, People Who Stutter, Therapy for Stuttering|0 Comments

Umang accepted the subway challenge while participating in the May 2013 intensive therapy program at the American Institute for Stuttering. The subway challenge is not a required activity in the AIS intensive program, but a challenge for those willing to work on desensitization in an extreme manner. Let us know if you have any questions [...]

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