Sid stands up on an NYC subway train and advertises that he stutters. The subway challenge is an optional activity in the intensive program at the American Institute for Stuttering.
AIS clients from the January 2011 intensive program accept a challenge to announce their stuttering to hundreds of passersby in Harold Square, NYC. Not a required activity by any means, but this group was looking for increasingly challenging ways to step out of their comfort zone to decrease their fear of stuttering.
AIS Executive Director Chamonix Sikora shares a few thoughts on the film ‘The King’s Speech’, which we saw at the NYC premiere on Monday, Nov. 8.
Dr. John Haskell, a speech-language pathologist and SpeechEasy representative, explains that the SpeechEasy altered auditory feedback device is not a cure for stuttering. It is best used in conjunction with speech therapy.
The first in a series that highlights nearby lunch spots that our clients can hit while taking a three-week intensive program here.
Chamonix explains the latest news in our field, the discovery of a genetic link to stuttering by researchers at National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders.
AIS clinician Chamonix talks about some of the groundbreaking research on the brain and how it relates to stuttering.
A lighthearted video from the American Institute for Stuttering http://www.stutteringtreatment.org. As a public service, Eric shows how quickly the elevators reach the American Institute for Stuttering’s 12th floor office.