Are you afraid to order in a restaurant? Are you afraid to say your name? Are you fearful raising your hand in class because you stutter? Let's face it. Stuttering can be debilitating. It was for me. It is time to change that and increase fluency. We offer several programs. Do not let stuttering stop you.
Welcome to improving fluency in teens and adults. Our services are supervised by our very own Lori Melnitsky who has specialized in the treatment of stuttering and fluency disorders for over 25 years. Lori overcame a severe stuttering disorder to help others improve fluency and confidence.
Due to the increased demand for intensive programs for adults and teens who stutter I was privileged to train under Dr. Roger Ingham of USB to learn the innovative MPI-2 (Modify Phonation Intervals) Program. This in an intensive program I have implemented in the past. I have seen college students and professionals such as a med student decrease stuttering and produce more naturally sounding fluent speech. Certain criteria must be met before acceptance into this program. We are screening now for July of 2018. For more information on the MPI program please read below and contact Lori@allislandspeech.com.
*Please note due to the intensive nature of this program insurance coverage is not accepted. Receipts are provided if you need to inquire about out of network benefits.
Below is a video of some successful MPI patients.
Lori herself uses fluency shaping programs and has participated in intensive programs. We incorporate easy onsets, feeling vocal fold vibrations, breaking the barriers of difficult speaking situations and coordinating breathing. I have used these strategies for over 20 years and it has transformed my life and helped me accomplish things I never dreamed possible. Please email Lori@allislandspeech.com for more information.