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Leader in Scientifically Based Stuttering Therapy
Effective Stuttering Therapy in 12 Days

You Can Do This!

Our 12-day HCRI stuttering therapy is one-of-a-kind. It’s practical. It’s powerful. And, it puts you in full control of your speech. We have helped people from every U.S. state and 50 countries who have come to our nonprofit center for life-changing stuttering treatment. 

HCRI research scientists created the first comprehensive and effective behavioral therapy for stuttering after extensive research that revealed stuttering is a physical condition – and not caused by mental or emotional factors. Through the years, our expert team has continued to raise the bar on stuttering treatment through ongoing research, therapy innovations, and creating new standards of clinical excellence.  

As a result, you benefit from effective, easy-to-understand stuttering therapy that yields fluency you can use successfully for the rest of your life.


Train Like an Athlete to Speak Like a Poet.

HCRI stuttering treatment takes hard work, commitment, and practice. You’ll find it unlike any other speech therapy you’ve tried. Our tested approach is systematic, quality-controlled, and results-driven.

During your stuttering treatment, you’ll work with expert clinicians (our “trainers”) and learn new ways of using your speech muscles. You’ll exercise those muscles rigorously and precisely, with the same intensity as an athlete who trains to win. You’ll benefit from specialized fluency tools and ongoing support. And, you’ll reach your finish line by freeing your voice through fluency.


Know Your Likelihood of Success BEFORE Therapy.

We have treated 6,500 people, representing a full range of stuttering types and severity. So, you can be assured we have successfully treated a speech condition like yours. It is important to note that not everyone is successful – and there is no “cure” for stuttering. Yet, data show that the vast majority of people become fluent with HCRI therapy. 93% achieve fluency in 12 days and 70-75% retain fluency for the long term. That means you can expect similar results.


How HCRI Can Improve Your Life. What Would It Mean to You?

We stay in close contact with our therapy participants. Recently we surveyed them and asked how HCRI stuttering treatment impacts their lives.

  • 79% said their personal happiness and satisfaction increased post therapy.
  • 68% said they improved their social life and relationships after their HCRI experience.
  • 84% reported increased confidence after participating in HCRI stuttering therapy.
These are real benefits experienced by HCRI clients. Consider how program participation will impact your life.

The HCRI Difference

HCRI is recognized as a leader in stuttering therapy. We developed the first comprehensive behavioral stuttering treatment, as well as the first speech measurement and feedback system for therapy. We continually research and upgrade our treatment program, based on new discoveries and technology, to make fluency learning easier and more sustainable. As a result, you benefit by participating in one of the most advanced, results-based therapy programs available.

For 40 years, we’ve researched and treated stuttering, made presentations around the globe, trained therapists across the U.S., and partnered with national agencies on stuttering research. We’ve helped more than 6,100 people, representing all types and severities of stuttering. We have the experience and know how to help you on the path to fluency.

HCRI’s treatment is comprehensive, systematic, and quality-controlled. We test every detail of the therapy process, and have systems to ensure treatment reliability. This includes having HCRI clinicians participate in 500 extra hours of customized training. These stringent standards ensure you achieve the best possible therapy outcomes.

HCRI stuttering therapy has enhanced the lives of thousands of people who stutter. Research shows 90-93% of clients acquire fluent speech in 12 days and 70-75% retain fluency when evaluated one and again two years post therapy. You can expect similar results if you give 100% to the therapy process.

Our extensive post-therapy tools and support are unmatched. Examples include our computer-based FluencyNet system, monthly video tips, HCRI reunions, fluency practice groups, and a free iPhone app that serves as a clinician in your pocket. Of course, we are always available by phone, email and Skype to offer assistance. At HCRI, we are your partner in fluency for life.

Stuttering has enormous personal cost in the form of lost opportunities at work, school and socially. Therapy also comes at a price − but therapies are not created equally. The hourly cost of HCRI’s therapy program, which totals 100 hours over 12-days, is less than half the national average. Plus, HCRI provides a high probability of a positive, lasting outcome. All things considered, HCRI represents one of the best therapy values available – and financing is available.

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Meet HCRI's Founder
and President
From stuttering to
fluent speech
Katie: The Little
Girl Who Stuttered