No Longer Covert

By |2018-10-22T14:02:26+00:00October 22nd, 2018|Acceptance, Client Stories, Self-Advertising, Stuttering Awareness|

No Longer Covert My name is Adriana and I’ve chosen to share my story and no longer live as a covert stutterer. Being a covert stutterer meant that I did everything I could to hide my stutter. Growing up I was afraid of what people would do or say if they found out that I [...]

6 reasons to get excited about International Stuttering Awareness Day

By |2018-10-18T12:15:45+00:00October 18th, 2018|Stuttering Awareness, Uncategorized, Upcoming Events|

International Stuttering Awareness Day (ISAD) is October 22nd. It's a special one for us here at AIS as we are celebrating a recent grant from The Arthur M. Blank Family Foundation in support of our Atlanta office. In addition, there are so many reasons to get excited about ISAD! 1. Obviously, it's a great time [...]

Response to Steve Harvey’s Comments about Stuttering

By |2018-10-16T16:23:16+00:00October 16th, 2018|Headlines, News in Stuttering, People Who Stutter, Stuttering Awareness|

Steve Harvey’s show recently featured a young woman who stutters asking for advice. As therapists who specialize in the therapeutic treatment of stuttering, we at the American Institute for Stuttering feel it is important to clarify some of the points that were made in the segment. While Mr. Harvey’s intentions were clearly to be of [...]

Slice of Life: I am more than my stutter

By |2018-03-21T10:08:04+00:00March 21st, 2018|Acceptance, Client Stories, Featured, Immersion Programs, Intensive Programs, People Who Stutter, Public Speaking, School, Stuttering Awareness, Testimonials|

Bibi is one of the many unique personalities with whom we've come into contact since establishing our new office in Atlanta, GA. Near the end of last school year, she was feeling tired of the impact stuttering was having on her life, and decided to ask a speech therapist at her high school if help [...]

Addressing the stigma of stuttering

By |2017-10-26T08:00:35+00:00October 20th, 2017|Client Stories, Creative, Public Speaking, Stigma, Stuttering Awareness|

In honor of International Stuttering Awareness Day on October 22, 2017, our first Fall public speaking workshop was themed "Self-Advocacy" and encouraged participants to explore ways people who stutter can address the stigma of stuttering. The workshop was inspired by Dr. Michael P. Boyle's recent research at Montclair State University. His research indicates that face-to-face contact between people [...]

International Stuttering Awareness Day: Online Conference

By |2017-02-19T06:26:49+00:00October 7th, 2016|Stuttering Awareness|

International Stuttering Awareness Day (ISAD) falls on October 22nd every year, and in honor of this day, the International Stuttering Association (ISA) is holding its annual online conference this month! The 2016 ISAD Online Conference is now live on the ISA website until October 22nd. Although here at AIS we tend to treat every day [...]

ISAD Online Conference, October 1-22

By |2017-02-19T06:26:50+00:00October 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 [...]

Stuttering Scavenger Hunt!

By |2017-02-19T06:26:54+00:00October 7th, 2014|Stuttering Awareness, Upcoming Events|

On ISAD (October 22), the American Institute for Stuttering (AIS) will host a stuttering scavenger hunt in collaboration with the National Stuttering Association (NSA). This event is open to the entire stuttering community. Whether you’re an AIS client, or a member/supporter of NSA, FRIENDS, or SAY, you’re welcome to join! It will be a fun-filled [...]

ISAD 2014 International Stuttering Awareness Day Online Conference

By |2017-02-19T06:26:54+00:00October 1st, 2014|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 [...]