John Krasinski was eager to outbid Ed Sheeran at the 2018 AIS Gala July 2018 After the announcement of Ed Sheeran’s call-in donation, John Krasinski was eager to give as well. This led to call-in bids from Samuel L. Jackson and Jack Welch, and many more who were in attendance. Link to Page Six
AIS Client speaks out after being mocked by Starbucks barista July 2018 A previous client ordered coffee at a Philadelphia Starbucks and the barista mocked his stuttering and wrote SSSam on his coffee cup. Starbucks responded to the situation, and both Sam and our own Heather Grossman were interviewed for this story. Link to article
5 Common Myths About Stuttering Debunked (It’s Not Psychological!) June 2018 Char Adams, AKA The Stuttering Journalist and a Human Interest writer/reporter at PEOPLE shares 5 common misconceptions about stuttering. Link to article
2017 American Institute for Stuttering Gala June 26, 2017 Eric Dinallo, Esz., Wayne Brady, and Katy Dickson were honored and the Emily Blunt served as the mistress of ceremonies. Link to article
2016 American Institute for Stuttering Gala June 6, 2016 EmCee Clarence Page helped us honor Bruce Willis and Aaron Graff. Vice President Joe Biden joined as a featured speaker. Link to article
I Think My Child is Stuttering – What Should I Do? November 2014 AIS Director Dr. Heather Grossman’s wrote an article, “I think my child is stuttering, what should I do?” that was published in the November 2014 edition of Manhattan Family magazine. link to article
AIS & Stuttering Featured on Katie Couric May 30, 2014 Recently, Dr. Heather Grossman, Executive Director of the American Institute for Stuttering, appeared on Katie Couric for a segment on stuttering. Watch segment
New York Viewpoint July 9, 2012 AIS Clinical Director Heather Grossman and two AIS clients discuss stuttering. Watch segment
WPIX Morning News October 28, 2011 AIS speech-language pathologist Amy Streakas joins college student Philip Garber, Jr. to discuss raising awareness about stuttering. Watch segment
WNYW Fox March 5, 2011 AIS clients Char and Derek and AIS Executive Director Chamonix Sikora are interviewed for Good Day Street Talk. Click on the second video icon that says ‘Click to Watch Video’.
Fresh 102.7 – CBS Radio March 2, 2011 Deb Gordon interviews AIS Executive Director Chamonix Sikora for FM Magazine on Fresh 102.7/CBS Radio. play audio
Telemundo February 28, 2011 AIS client Joel and his father are featured in this news piece, along with AIS Executive Director Chamonix Sikora and clinician Carl Herder.
The Leonard Lopate Show January 28, 2011 AIS Executive Director Chamonix Sikora and Dr. Barry Guitar (University of Vermont) explain what stuttering is and discuss its causes and treatments for National Public Radio’s WNYC. link to episode
CNN February 12, 2011 AIS Executive Director Chamonix Sikora and Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and AIS Board Member Clarence Page discuss stuttering.
Chicago Tribune December 29, 2010 Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and AIS Board Member Clarence Page writes about ‘The King’s Speech’ and recalls his own experience with stuttering. Featured in the article is AIS client Adam. link to article
New York Nightly News with Chuck Scarborough December 7, 2010 Chamonix Sikora and AIS client Derek are interviewed. link to video
USA Today November 25, 2010 AIS client Derek speaks about his experiences with stuttering. Also interviewed are Chamonix Sikora and screenwriter of ‘The King’s Speech’, David Seidler. link to article
WPIX 11 Morning News November 22, 2010 AIS client Darius and his mother talk about stuttering and his therapy at AIS. Also interviewed is Chamonix Sikora.
Podcast Interview with StutterTalk August 18, 2008 AIS Founder Catherine Montgomery joins StutterTalk hosts Peter Reitzes and Eric Jackson for a discussion about becoming fearless with stuttering. play audio
MTV True Life: ‘I Stutter’ November 30, 2007 Caryn enters the intensive program at AIS to help manage her stuttering. Please note: The activity of “advertising” stuttering on the subway is NOT a required part of the program. It is OPTIONAL and Caryn chose to do it! link to video
Inside Lehman: AIS Founder, Catherine Montgomery June 19, 2007 “This is a piece which follows the American Institute for Stuttering in NY. They do amazing work with helping people who stutter.” link to video