‘The King’s Speech’ Reigns at the 83rd Academy Awards

By |2017-02-19T06:27:02-05:00March 1st, 2011|Headlines, News in Stuttering, The King's Speech|

The American Institute for Stuttering would like to congratulate The King's Speech on winning its four Academy Awards – Best Original Screenplay, Best Director, Best Actor, and Best Picture! David Seidler, the film's screenwriter and a person who stutters, conceived the film after being inspired by the story of George VI of England [...]

Clarence Page and Chamonix Sikora discuss stuttering on CNN

By |2011-02-16T22:06:03-05:00February 16th, 2011|Headlines, News in Stuttering, The King's Speech|

On Saturday, Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Clarence Page and AIS Executive Director Chamonix Sikora appeared on CNN to discuss stuttering. As discussed in this space before, AIS is happy to have Clarence as a member of our Board of Directors. The film The King's Speech provided a backdrop for the discussion. The movie has also lit [...]

Chamonix Olsen Sikora and Dr. Barry Guitar on the Leonard Lopate Show

By |2017-02-19T06:27:02-05:00January 30th, 2011|Featured, Headlines, The King's Speech|

On Friday, AIS Executive Director Chamonix Olsen Sikora joined Dr. Barry Guitar from the University of Vermont on the Leonard Lopate Show to discuss stuttering and the recent release  of "The King's Speech." The movie, Starring Colin Firth as King George VI and Geoffrey Rush as Lionel Logue, has created an enormous amount of media attention. [...]