Emily Blunt visits the American Institute for Stuttering

By |2017-02-19T06:26:54-05:00October 17th, 2014|Featured, People Who Stutter|

Emily Blunt with AIS teens and staff Emily Blunt, the amazingly talented actor and AIS Board Member, visited the American Institute for Stuttering last night. Similar to her first visit to AIS, she spent time learning about the therapy we do and sharing many of her own experiences with stuttering. This visit though, [...]

Back to school resources for children who stutter and their parents

By |2017-02-19T06:26:55-05:00August 26th, 2014|Children Who Stutter, Featured, School|

It's that time of year again! We know the beginning of the school year presents unique challenges for children who stutter as well as their parents. Here are several resources to help you with the transition back to school. The Stuttering Foundation offers a variety of back to school resources on their website. We specifically [...]

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

By |2017-02-19T06:26:55-05:00July 29th, 2014|Client Stories, Featured, People Who Stutter, Public Speaking|

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 [...]

AIS & Stuttering Featured on Katie Couric

By |2018-11-06T13:22:15-05:00May 30th, 2014|Featured, Headlines, News in Stuttering, People Who Stutter, Therapy for Stuttering|

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 [...]

FREE Upcoming events at AIS!

By |2017-02-19T06:26:55-05:00October 1st, 2013|Featured, Headlines, Upcoming Events|

If you received our Fall Newsletter or like our Faceboook Page, you know we've got lots of upcoming events here at AIS! Free Tuesday Night Groups in October Tuesday night practice/support groups will be free for the month of October. These groups meet every week on Tuesday from 6:30-8:00pm, and usually cost $20. So, stop [...]

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

By |2017-02-19T06:26:55-05:00August 23rd, 2013|Featured, Intensive Programs, People Who Stutter, Therapy for Stuttering|

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 [...]

Juan speaks at the 7th annual benefit gala

By |2017-02-19T06:26:55-05:00July 24th, 2013|Benefit Gala, Featured, People Who Stutter, Public Speaking|

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 [...]

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

By |2017-02-19T06:26:56-05:00July 4th, 2013|Benefit Gala, Featured, People Who Stutter|

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 [...]

Samuel L. Jackson speaks at the Freeing Voices Changing Lives Benefit Gala for the American Institute for Stuttering

By |2017-02-19T06:26:56-05:00June 27th, 2013|Benefit Gala, Featured, People Who Stutter, Public Speaking|

On June 3, 2013, we had the privilege of honoring Samuel L. Jackson at our 7th Annual Freeing Voices, Changing Lives Benefit Gala. Each year at the gala, we aim to raise money in order to continue providing universally affordable specialized therapy to people who stutter of all ages. Bruce Willis, a surprise guest, presented [...]

Katherine Preston on her new book

By |2017-02-19T06:26:57-05:00March 28th, 2013|Featured, Friends, News in Stuttering, People Who Stutter|

Katherine Preston is the author of Out With It: How Stuttering Helped Me Find My Voice. She visited AIS to several years ago in order to interview Catherine Montgomery and visit with our Tuesday night support/practice group. Its been along time coming, but her book is finally hitting the shelves! She was kind enough to [...]