ISAD 2014 International Stuttering Awareness Day Online Conference

By |2017-02-19T06:26:54-05:00October 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 [...]

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 [...]

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

By |2017-02-19T06:26:55-05:00July 11th, 2013|Headlines, News in Stuttering, People Who Stutter, Research|

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, [...]

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 [...]

International Stuttering Awareness Day Online Conference

By |2017-02-19T06:26:59-05:00October 8th, 2012|Headlines, News in Stuttering, Upcoming Events|

As you may know, International Stuttering Awareness Day (ISAD) is later this month, on October 22, 2012. ISAD began in 1998, and was spear-headed by Michael Sugarman, Oakland, California. ISAD recognizes the growing alliance between speech-language professionals and consumers, who are learning from each other and working together to share, give support, and educate one [...]

In Search of Stuttering’s Genetic Code

By |2017-02-19T06:26:59-05:00October 3rd, 2012|News in Stuttering|

Recently, an article was published in the ASHA Leader regarding stuttering and the search for its genetic link. In 2010, Dr. Dennis Drayna published research in the New England Journal of Medicine that revealed three genetic mutations in the brain cells of people who stutter. Since then, many questions have been posed in regards to his findings. [...]

Gage Hankins Speaks Out About Colorado Theater Shooting While Attending Friends Conference

By |2016-01-05T01:38:06-05:00August 1st, 2012|Friends, News in Stuttering|

While attending the Friends Conference, the National Association of Young People Who Stutter, Gage Hankins and a groups of friends went to see the midnight premiere of the new Batman movie in Aurora, Colorado. During the events that transpired, Gage was injured among the movie goers. In a news conference with his family, Gage discusses [...]