Help Change the World for People Who Stutter
The mission of the Michael and Tami Lang Stuttering Institute is to help persons who stutter, their families, and their clinicians through the provision and sharing of evidence-based practices, the implementation of progressive clinical training methodologies, and the completion of innovative research with an emphasis on translating theory to practice.
Your donation to the Lang Stuttering Institute Hornraiser campaign will help us grow our innovative programming, and every dollar donated will be generously matched by Michael and Tami Lang.
Parent to Parent educates parents about stuttering and how to best advocate on behalf of their children. "Our participation in the wonderful programs offered through the Lang Stuttering Institute was of extraordinary benefit to our son and our entire family. The knowledge and unwavering support they provide is remarkably inspiring. We will spend the rest of our lives seeking ways to give back all that has been given to us." -April & Keith White
Lang Stuttering Institute Student Leadership Organization is our award winning organization whose mission is to unite students from diverse backgrounds and majors in order to educate, to advocate, and to spread awareness about stuttering. "Being a part of the Lang Stuttering Institute Student Leadership Organization was a gift of a lifetime - it opened my eyes to the pervasive ignorance about stuttering and gave the opportunity to make a difference in the world." -Veronica Vasquez
Targeting Communication Excellence is our evidence based-program that effectively addresses core competencies to promote communication excellence in social, academic and employment settings. "My experience at the Lang Stuttering Institute helped me to realize communication is not defined by fluency and that when you are confident and competent in your ability to communicate, nothing can stop you from achieving your dreams. Now, as a practicing lawyer, I hope to be an example to other children who stutter and to encourage them to never let their stuttering define their ability to communicate." -Chris Hefner
Camp Dream. Speak. Live. is our annual evidence-based intensive therapy program for children who stutter that effectively targets the affective and cognitive components of stuttering."I would have given my life to have a camp like this when I was a child. Because of Camp Dream. Speak. Live. my son will never know the struggles I did." -Stephen Washington, Jr.
Everyday Leaders is our evidence-based leadership program that targets the development of skills in advocacy on behalf of self and others. "The Lang Stuttering Institute taught me that my voice matters and sharing my message of what I wish people know about stuttering can help the world be more accepting and understanding." -Will Johnson
Lang Stuttering Institute Future Fluency Specialists Program provides undergraduate and graduate students as well as practicing clinicians with the opportunity to observe/assist our speech-language pathologists in their provision of best practice."The willingness to share as many resources as possible as well as their genuine encouragement and support of clinicians learning more about stuttering is one of the many things that makes the Lang Stuttering Institute so special." -Kari Lavelle, MA, CCC-SLP
Lang Stuttering Institute Scholarship in Stuttering Program offers students at all stages of development the opportunity to collaborate with our research team in the generation of new knowledge about the nature and treatment of stuttering. "How can I describe an impact so profound, empowering, eye-opening, and life changing? The gratitude I feel for my experience at the Lang Stuttering Institute is immeasurable. From the inspiring clients, I have learned that limitations only exist if you let them. From my research internship, I have learned to think critically and to always ask the "why" behind clinical practice. Now, I am eager to venture into unknown territory for the sake of discovery." -Robyn Croft
Pay It Forward is our evidence-based mentorship program wherein individuals of all ages help one another achieve communication goals, leading to enhanced empathy, resiliency and self-confidence."My affiliation with the Lang Stuttering Institute taught me that helping others helps me to value my experiences with stuttering. Paying It Forward has given my life meaning." -Pratyush Singh
Lang Stuttering Institute Community Connection promotes awareness, sensitivity, and understanding of stuttering among professionals who may one day provide medical care, teach, work for/with, or employ persons who stutter."The Lang Stuttering Institute is absolutely an amazing organization. Thank you for allowing me and my team to learn from and be a part of this exceptional program. Such an honor!" -Tracy Linsley, Dell, Inc.