Monthly Adult Therapy Group

American Institute For Stuttering 27 West 20th Street, Suite 1203, New York City

This group is the perfect booster for those in individual therapy and a great way to recharge your confidence if you haven’t attended in a while. You can expect it to be both fun and functional.  Held the second Tuesday of every month, this free therapy offering is open to all past and present AIS clients [...]

Speaker Series: Addressing Shame with Sam Gennuso

American Institute For Stuttering 27 West 20th Street, Suite 1203, New York City

This free event is open to the public. This workshop will explore healing from the internalized shame of stuttering and its physical and emotional manifestations through discussion of psychological theory-based interventions, deep embodiment meditation, writing, vulnerability and sharing (optional). Shame cannot survive in the light of collective healing. Bio: Sam Gennuso is a person who [...]

Free Online Teen Stuttering Group

Online

This meeting is for teenagers to connect, share, and learn from each other. Conversations will focus on solutions to real-life problems that teenagers who stutter commonly report, like dealing with presentations or job interviews. Open to all past and present teenage clients. RSVP with Heather Grossman at hgrossman@stutteringtreatment.org to register and receive a link to the online session. [...]

Free Immersion Q&A with Clinician Chaya Goldstein

Online

Interested in joining our upcoming Immersion program but unsure if it’s right for you? Join AIS clinician Chaya Goldstein, an attendee of the immersion program herself, to answer all your questions about the program. She is eager to share her firsthand experiences with you and help you see if it’s a good fit. RSVP to [...]

Speaker Series: Hope Gerlach

American Institute For Stuttering 27 West 20th Street, Suite 1203, New York City

Dr. Gerlach will discuss a new framework for conceptualizing stuttering, as a concealable stigmatized identity. She will describe her research on relationships between identity-related thoughts and behaviors and psychological distress among adults who stutter. Specifically, we will discuss how the extent that people who stutter 1) think about their stuttering, 2) define themselves by their stuttering, and 3) conceal or reveal their stuttering relate to psychological health. Attendees can expect to engage in lively discussion and share their views about stuttering, stigma, and identity.

One Week Immersion Program

American Institute For Stuttering 27 West 20th Street, Suite 1203, New York City

This one-week immersion course is for adults who stutter who have previously attended therapy to the point where they have a basic foundation in the AIS treatment approach. The course will focus on reducing individual avoidance behaviors, improving overall communication skills, instilling personal confidence when entering speaking situations, reducing negative thoughts and feelings related to [...]

Monthly Adult Therapy Group

American Institute For Stuttering 27 West 20th Street, Suite 1203, New York City

This group is the perfect booster for those in individual therapy and a great way to recharge your confidence if you haven’t attended in a while. You can expect it to be both fun and functional.  Held the second Tuesday of every month, this free therapy offering is open to all past and present AIS clients [...]

Save the Date! Storytelling workshop!

American Institute For Stuttering 27 West 20th Street, Suite 1203, New York City

Join us for an exclusive night to learn more about the art of storytelling. Our workshop leader will be Magnet Theatre expert and record-holding 20-time winner of The Moth's StorySlams Adam Wade. Stay tuned for sign-up details!  

Workshop for Parents of Young Children Who Stutter

American Institute For Stuttering 27 West 20th Street, Suite 1203, New York City

Join us for a special Sunday at AIS! We will hold an information and support group for parents and a separate workshop for children who stutter ages 3-9. Siblings are invited too! This workshop is designed to: Provide support and information for parents regarding stuttering and stuttering treatment Provide an afternoon of fun, interactive activities [...]

Monthly Adult Therapy Group

American Institute For Stuttering 27 West 20th Street, Suite 1203, New York City

This group is the perfect booster for those in individual therapy and a great way to recharge your confidence if you haven’t attended in a while. You can expect it to be both fun and functional.  Held the second Tuesday of every month, this free therapy offering is open to all past and present AIS clients [...]

Speaker Series: Chris Constantino

American Institute For Stuttering 27 West 20th Street, Suite 1203, New York City

This event is free and open to the public. Depathologizing Stuttering We often reason that stuttering reduces quality of life by making communication difficult. This is only half-true. The research literature is clear that people who stutter often have a reduced quality of life. However, the reason for this is less straightforward. The literature is [...]

Public Speaking Workshop

American Institute For Stuttering 27 West 20th Street, Suite 1203, New York City

The experience of stuttering often impacts an individual’s ability to speak (and even act) spontaneously. Join us for this workshop to explore the art of impromptu speaking to gain experience and trust in your inherent ability to “speak on the fly”. Both formal (e.g., addressing the group on a topic not previously prepared) and informal [...]

Speaker Series: Caryn Herring – Desensitization in the Stuttering Experience

American Institute For Stuttering 27 West 20th Street, Suite 1203, New York City

This event is free and open to the public. When I first came to AIS as a client, I began to see that the most challenging aspects of stuttering for me were not the disfluencies, but rather the fact that stuttering was preventing me from making friends, holding me back in school, and affecting my [...]

Virtual Open House

Online

Considering therapy or workshops at AIS? Join AIS Clinician Carl Herder for a free online video conference on March 4th from 6-7:30pm EST. This virtual open house will consist of a description of the AIS treatment philosophy and an open discussion about individual and group therapy service offerings in New York, Atlanta. Questions from participants [...]

FRIENDS One-Day Conference – Raleigh, NC

Wake County Public Schools Cary

The FRIENDS one-day conference is a wonderful opportunity for families to come together & learn about stuttering while meeting others who are dealing with similar struggles. AIS Director Heather Grossman will be a featured presenter at this event. Children’s programming is activity-based and focuses on feelings & strategies for dealing with stuttering. Facilitated by speech-language pathologists [...]

Monthly Adult Therapy Group

American Institute For Stuttering 27 West 20th Street, Suite 1203, New York City

This group is the perfect booster for those in individual therapy and a great way to recharge your confidence if you haven’t attended in a while. You can expect it to be both fun and functional.  Held the second Tuesday of every month, this free therapy offering is open to all past and present AIS clients [...]

Speaker Series: John Hendrickson

Online

This free event is open to the public. John Hendrickson is a Senior Political Editor at The Atlantic, where he recently wrote about former Vice President Joe Biden's journey with stuttering. John previously wrote and edited for Esquire, Rolling Stone, and The Denver Post. Registration is required to participate. Register for this speaker series event [...]

Public Speaking Workshop

Arthur M. Blank Center for Stuttering Therapy 427 Moreland Ave NE Suite 600, Atlanta

The experience of stuttering often impacts an individual’s ability to speak (and even act) spontaneously. Join us for this workshop to explore the art of impromptu speaking to gain experience and trust in your inherent ability to “speak on the fly”. Both formal (e.g., addressing the group on a topic not previously prepared) and informal [...]

Speaker Series: Karen Dobkins

Online

This free event is open to the public. Registration is required to participate. Link below. Karen Dobkins, Ph.D. is a professor in the Psychology Department at UC San Diego. Outside the world of research, she enjoys blending Mindfulness with her expertise in Psychology/Neuroscience to create workshops and environments aimed at improving well-being. Dr. Dobkins will be [...]

Virtual Open House

Online

Considering therapy or workshops at AIS? Join AIS Clinician Carl Herder for a free online video conference on March 4th from 6-7:30pm EST. This virtual open house will consist of a description of the AIS treatment philosophy and an open discussion about individual and group therapy service offerings in New York, Atlanta. Questions from participants [...]

Monthly Adult Therapy Group (Online!)

Online

Due to the Covid-19 crisis, we will be offering this monthly adult therapy group online. Register in advance for this meeting: https://zoom.us/meeting/register/vJIkc-murD8uCpPPDkt9_aXs1iOiETEysw After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting. -- This group is the perfect booster for those in individual therapy and a great way to recharge your [...]

FRIENDS Virtual Parent Group

Online

Friends is offering Virtual Parent Groups during this time of social distancing. They are offering a space to keep connected, share ideas and concerns, and to reinforce the understanding that we are all in this together. Details: Each session will be limited to the first 12 people to register. You will know that you got [...]

Show ‘N Tell AIS Benefit with Nina G

Online

Join Nina G and her fellow comedian and friend, Mean Dave, for a virtual Show 'N Tell Benefit for AIS. This event will be humorously featuring various items from the homes of Kristen Kubart, Gina Davis, and Marc Winski! Join the Zoom call for free, and any donations to AIS are appreciated! Register for free here. After registering, [...]

FRIENDS Virtual Parent Group

Online

Friends is offering Virtual Parent Groups during this time of social distancing. They are offering a space to keep connected, share ideas and concerns, and to reinforce the understanding that we are all in this together. Details: Each session will be limited to the first 12 people to register. You will know that you got [...]

Online Mindful Communication Workshop

Online

This virtual workshop is designed to help you improve your mindfulness and confidence in communication. Emphasis will be placed on getting into your body and challenging false beliefs through mindful, creative and fun actions. Activities will include meditation, impromptu speeches, role playing, and rapid desensitization. You will leave this workshop with a great sense of [...]

WHEN I STUTTER: Virtual screening and Q & A with director John Gomez

Online

This event is free and open to the public. Join us for a virtual screening of the award-winning documentary WHEN I STUTTER (watch the trailer). Director John Gomez will join us via zoom after the screening for a Q & A session. Register for the event here.

Evening Meditation with Chaya Goldstein

Online

Join AIS clinician Chaya Goldstein for a relaxing evening meditation. This will help you find a sense of peace and calm as you wind down your day. For the best experience, join from a warm room with a comfortable sitting space (chair, couch, yoga mat or plush carpet). Candle and blanket are optional. Participation is free, [...]

Monthly Adult Therapy Group

American Institute For Stuttering 27 West 20th Street, Suite 1203, New York City

This group is the perfect booster for those in individual therapy and a great way to recharge your confidence if you haven’t attended in a while. You can expect it to be both fun and functional.  Held the second Tuesday of every month, this free therapy offering is open to all past and present AIS clients [...]

Online Movie Screening: The Way We Talk

Online

This event is free and open to the public. Registration is Required. Join us for a virtual screening of the award-winning documentary "The Way We Talk",  followed by a Q & A with filmmaker Michael Turner. Register Here After registration, you will receive an email with a Zoom link for the event.

Dr. Michael Boyle on Disclosure: When, where, why, and how?

Online

This event is free and open to the public. Registration is required. This interactive workshop will include facilitated discussion and exercises that are designed to get participants thinking about how disclosure is relevant to stuttering. Ideas will be generated regarding when, where, why, and how to disclose stuttering. Ultimately, the purpose of the workshop is [...]