Jacquelyn Joyce Revere On Her Decision To Livestream Her Stuttering Therapy Sessions

By |2020-07-30T14:38:42-05:00July 30th, 2020|Client Stories, Desensitization, People Who Stutter, Speech Therapy, Therapy for Stuttering, Videos|

Jacquelyn Joyce Revere is a client at AIS who has recently been live-streaming her stuttering therapy sessions on Youtube. We asked Jacquelyn why she was willing to share such a personal experience publicly. Read more to learn about Jacquelyn's motivation to take this risk, her vision for the future, and how this experience has helped her [...]

Jacquelyn Joyce Revere On Her Decision To Livestream Her Stuttering Therapy Sessions

By |2020-07-02T09:54:37-05:00June 24th, 2020|Client Stories, Desensitization, People Who Stutter, Speech Therapy, Therapy for Stuttering, Videos|

Jacquelyn Joyce Revere is a client at AIS who has recently been live-streaming her stuttering therapy sessions on Youtube. We asked Jacquelyn why she was willing to share such a personal experience publicly. Read more to learn about Jacquelyn's motivation to take this risk, her vision for the future, and how this experience has helped her [...]

A Letter to My 16 Year Old Self

By |2020-02-07T10:50:42-05:00February 7th, 2020|Acceptance, Client Stories, Creative, Immersion Programs, People Who Stutter, Therapy for Stuttering|

We are truly grateful to work with our clients in making such awe-inspiring changes to their experience with stuttering. A recent speech given by our client Thair at the end of his immersion program shows the depth to which stuttering can impact a person's entire self-concept, but also reinforces that it is never too late [...]

3 Questions to Ask When Looking For a Speech Therapist For Your Child Who Stutters

By |2020-01-21T13:59:49-05:00January 21st, 2020|Children Who Stutter, Parents, Pediatricians, Speech Therapy, Therapy for Stuttering, Uncategorized|

Parents need to be selective consumers Stuttering treatment is very different from other speech therapy and it is critical to work with a therapist who has specialized training and experience. When parents seek medical care for their children, they typically do research, ask other parents and professionals for referrals, and consult with several doctors before choosing a provider. [...]

6 Great Books about Stuttering, for Kids

By |2020-02-11T18:09:14-05:00February 25th, 2019|Children Who Stutter, School, Stuttering Awareness, Teens who stutter, Therapy for Stuttering|

We love using storybooks as a way to explore children’s thoughts and feelings about stuttering. Not only are storybooks wonderful for developing language and literacy skills, but they also help children connect to their own experiences and serve as a natural way to facilitate sharing. Here are a few of our favorite books about stuttering [...]

Stuttering Anticipation: Observing the Unobservable

By |2019-01-11T11:15:58-05:00January 11th, 2019|Research, Therapy for Stuttering|

Stuttering anticipation, the moment you know you are about to stutter but it hasn't happened yet, is an unobservable yet very common phenomenon experienced by people who stutter, and a topic that is largely discussed at AIS. In our latest speaker series, Dr. Eric Jackson, Assistant Professor and Director of the Stuttering and Vvariablity (SaVvy) [...]

3 Ways to Promote Self-Advocacy in Children who Stutter

By |2018-12-03T15:54:38-05:00December 3rd, 2018|Children Who Stutter, School, Stuttering Awareness, Therapy for Stuttering|

As a speech therapist who works with children who stutter, I have found that one of the most important components of a successful therapy experience is giving the child skills to be their own self-advocate. We live in a world where there are many myths, falsehoods, and inaccuracies circulating about stuttering, and the “best ways” [...]

5 Things to Expect in a Stuttering Consultation

By |2018-10-02T12:48:00-05:00October 2nd, 2018|Children Who Stutter, Consultation, Immersion Programs, Parents, People Who Stutter, Teens who stutter, Therapy for Stuttering|

For each client who is interested in participating in individual therapy, group immersion programs, or various workshops at the American Institute for Stuttering (AIS), we require an initial consultation. While we make efforts to answer any and all questions before scheduling the consultation, we wanted to provide five main things that you can expect in [...]

What is a stuttering gremlin?

By |2018-07-24T14:40:52-05:00May 7th, 2018|Stigma, Therapy for Stuttering|

This toxic creature is the voice inside your head that tells you a whole slew of ideas that when obeyed, will lead you down a path of “safe” but isolated self-defeating life choices. He is the mental collective of all the negative things others have said or implied about you as well as the more [...]

Free Discussions with Parents of Children Who Stutter: Common Themes

By |2018-03-26T13:02:47-05:00March 26th, 2018|Children Who Stutter, Parents, Therapy for Stuttering|

Since December of 2017,  in collaboration with Dori Holte, we have hosted free online information and support groups for parents of children who stutter. These meetings were created to help parents navigate the complexities of childhood stuttering and provide much-needed support during the often confusing experience. We choose a theme each month. These have [...]