Setting daily objectives

By |2017-02-19T06:26:57+00:00March 22nd, 2013|Intensive Programs, People Who Stutter, Therapy for Stuttering, Voluntary Stuttering|

In this video, AIS client Jacquelyn discusses her current daily challenge of voluntary stuttering with three strangers per day. Jacquelyn previously shared about being and actress who stutters, and recently started her own blog, StutterGirl.

Children who stutter – Fun ways to practice speech tools!

By |2017-02-19T06:26:57+00:00March 4th, 2013|Children Who Stutter, Therapy for Stuttering|

Written by: Dr. Heather Grossman We recently posted on the importance of listening.  It is more important to focus on what your child is saying than on how he or she is saying it. The speech therapist working with you and your child will help you determine when the time is right to actively integrate [...]

Being a teenager who stutters

By |2017-02-19T06:26:57+00:00February 26th, 2013|Client Stories, People Who Stutter, School, Therapy for Stuttering|

Jodriann regularly attends our weekly teen therapy group. He agreed to share with our blog by answering a few questions about being a teen who stutters. Jodriann is no stranger to the AIS Blog. In 2009, he gave a speech at the AIS gala and was kind enough to share his feelings about the speech [...]

Shy vs. introverted, what’s the difference?

By |2017-02-19T06:26:58+00:00December 21st, 2012|Featured, Therapy for Stuttering|

Is “shy” the same as “introverted,” and what does that have to do with stuttering? With the holidays upon us, there tend to be more opportunities for socializing.  A person who stutters may find these gatherings challenging, particularly if he or she feels shy in social settings. Shyness is a feeling of timidity, discomfort, or [...]

Detecting Stuttering Problems

By |2017-02-19T06:27:00+00:00November 4th, 2011|Featured, Therapy for Stuttering|

Heather L. Grossman, PhD, CCC-SLP, BRS-FD Board Recognized Specialist in Fluency Disorders and Clinical Director of AIS discusses methods for detecting stuttering problems: When parents first hear their child stutter, they typically feel panic and even fear. It's heartbreaking to hear very young children cry out in frustration, "My mouth doesn't work!" or cover their [...]

Haikus about stuttering!!!!

By |2017-02-19T06:27:00+00:00June 29th, 2011|People Who Stutter, Therapy for Stuttering|

Last night, after our weekly support/practice group, I joined the group at a local watering hole. During that time, I challenged them to write poetry about stuttering, in the form of a Haiku. Here's what some of them came up with. What do you think? By Roelof Stutterers allowed To be speaking here tonight Those [...]