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Steffie took the course at Del Ferro and got rid of her stuttering completely.
11-11-2021

Steffie took the course at Del Ferro and got rid of her stuttering completely. In her enthusiasm she recommends others to go for this life-changing experience.

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Lisa does not stutter anymore! Before and after
10-11-2021

Lisa’s stuttering fluctuated. after she completely blocked during her English presentation, she was completely done with it. In her Del Ferro group, despite her young age, Lisa ...

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Foremost member of parliament Femke Merel is against bullying
10-11-2021

Former member of Dutch parlement Femke Merel van Kooten-Arissen had a severe stuttering problem as a young girl. She was also severely bullied for this problem, which caused her...

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AT5: More stutterers due to corona pandemic: "Two and a half times more"
10-11-2021

With the corona pandemic, stutterers have been hit hard and the problem seems to have grown. At the Del Ferro Institute in South, they are noticing an increase in the demand for...

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AD visits Del Ferro and former parlement member Femke Merel for Stuttering Awareness day
10-11-2021

Our ambassador and former second chamber member Femke Merel van Kooten explains on International Stuttering Awareness day to AD why she thinks this day is so important.

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Stijn overcame stuttering completely: before and after
09-11-2021

Stuttering made Stijn incredibly sad. He was bullied and laughed at in class. This gave him an enormous drive to work really hard on his stuttering. The difference between his b...

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Robert speaks fluent now after participating at the Del Ferro course
09-11-2021

Robert-Jan participated at the course at Del Ferro around the age of 16. Being able to resolve his stuttering at this age allowed him to focus on his future.

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Carl is overcoming stuttering: before & after video
09-11-2021

Carl of 64 years has done well in life both privately and professionally. Happily married, two children and also set up a nice company. This didn’t stop him from chasing another...

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It's fantastic to say what I want to say!
09-09-2021

“It’s fantastic to say what I want to say!” These were the magical and effective words of our student Rob after learning Phase 1 of the Del Ferro Method. For years Rob used tri...

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Ingrid Del Ferro candidate for political party Splinter
19-01-2021

I am proud to inform you that I have been asked by party leader and current member of the Dutch Parliament Femke Merel van Kooten, to join the candidate list of her new politica...

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Stuttering is annoying for Mogta en wants to get rid of it
02-11-2020

Mogta shows that anyone can get rid of stuttering. Mogta wants to talk fluently without getting funny looks when he is telling a story.

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Student Ezra speaks fluently on Dutch Radio about the Del Ferro Method
02-11-2020

After 3 days, student Ezra already knew exactly how the Del Ferro Method works. He could explain the technique with only fluent sentences. The reason to do the course was becaus...

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Sander is extremely happy because he doesn't stutter anymore
02-11-2020

Stuttering is more than not being able to pronounce letters and words. For Sander this meant a constant struggle in his head. Now that he has learned to speak fluently he is ove...

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Parlement member Femke Merel speaks about her experiences with stuttering on Dutch radio
02-11-2020

Femke Merel van Kooten-Arissen, ambassador of the Del Ferro Institute, speaks on NPO Radio 1 in the show ‘NOS Met het Oog op Morgen’ about her experiences with overcoming stutte...

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Noemia can finally give fluent presentations because she doesn't stutter anymore
02-11-2020

Noemia is still very happy to have learned to speak fluently a year and a half after she did the course. Presentations, which are often a big challenge for people who stutter, a...

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Femke Merel talks about stuttering at 'Jinek'
02-11-2020

Femke Merel van Kooten-Arissen, second chamber member of the States General as ambassador of the Del Ferro Institute, was invited to the popular talkshow ‘Jinek’. At the age of ...

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Father Mario very happy that his son Dante does not stutter anymore
02-11-2020

Dante did the course at Del Ferro. This not only made Dante happier. His father Mario was also very happy. His son could express himself better, which resulted in higher grades ...

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Elise doesn't stutter anymore and now speaks completely fluently as if she never stuttered.
02-11-2020

Elise didn’t like stuttering because she couldn’t tell stories. Now, 4 months after the Del Ferro course, she is completely fluent and doesn’t need a technique to speak fluently...

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Dennis overcame his stuttering 20 years ago with the Del Ferro Method
02-11-2020

Dennis himself was a student of the Del Ferro Institute 20 years ago, when he was 13 years young. He followed the old course set-up where he was taught 1 hour a week. Years late...

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Dennis explains how he is overcoming his stutter problem
02-11-2020

Dennis came to Del Ferro to overcome his stuttering. See for yourself what he has achieved during the course.

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Benji feels like a champion now that he can speak fluently.
02-11-2020

Benji had a lot of trouble pronouncing his name. Now that Benji can speak fluently, he feels like a champion!

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International Stuttering Awareness Day: Femke Merel van Kooten-Arissen: Ambassador of the Del Ferro Institute, 22 October 2020
15-10-2020

22 oktober 2020 - INTERNATIONAL STUTTERING AWARENESS DAY Femke Merel van Kooten-Arissen: Ambassador of the Del Ferro Institute As a young girl, Femke Merel van Kooten-Arissen ...

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Not only people who stutter have insecurities
30-09-2020

Stuttering is having insecurities; for letters, words, people, situations and emotions. People remember negative experiences from often stuttering on certain letters or words. T...

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Del Ferro on German television, at Stern TV RTL
23-09-2020

¨My dream is to study medicine in Italy and become a doctor. This is impossible due to my stutter. My parents and I have spent a lot of money and tried everything to find a solu...

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Speaking fluent boosts self-confidence
13-09-2020

We offer more than just a tool to overcome stuttering. A two-year study over 280 students in two years found that, although 66% of people had little self-confidence when startin...

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Research confirms: Stuttering can be overcome completely
13-09-2020

Research confirmed; stuttering can be overcome completely. In the past two years, a survey of 280 students has been conducted to measure the impact of the Del Ferro method on fl...

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Fears of speaking disappear
13-09-2020

People who stutter often suffer from fear of public speaking. A two-year study showed that 86% of the 280 respondents experienced a fear of public speaking before the Del Ferro ...

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Joe Bide, Brayden Harrington and overcoming stuttering
03-09-2020

Joe Biden, presidential candidate for the United States of America, is currently the most famous person with a stutter.Recently, Joe Biden hit the headlines for addressing a 13-...

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Situations in which people stutter more
30-07-2020

 There are certain situations where most people who stutter have more difficulty speaking fluently. This also has to do with more tension and more uncertainties. Because someone...

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Make stuttering go away
30-07-2020

One of the most frustrating things about stuttering is that it comes and goes. It mainly comes when you really don’t want it to be there. There may be periods of days, weeks, a...

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Latest development: online course fluent speaking and breathing training against hyperventilation
30-07-2020

For over 40 years, The Del Ferro Institute has been helping people get rid of stuttering. Over the years we have expanded to teach as many people as possible to speak fluently. ...

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Hide stuttering
30-07-2020

Did you know that 1% of the world’s population stutters? That’s 1 in 100 people. You have most likely met more than 500 people in your life. Have you noticed stutters in 5 of th...

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Latest development: online course speaking fluent
08-06-2020

For more than 40 years, the Del Ferro Institute has been hosting intensive courses to help people worldwide getting rid of stuttering. Various developments have taken place over...

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Cause of stuttering
20-05-2020

Stuttering has a physical cause with mental consequences. It usually starts during the 2nd and 6th year. Toddlers at this age have periods in which they speak less fluent: about...

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5-day course in USA after movie
13-05-2020

Our international course in Miami, Florida was a big success. After years of fruitless speech therapy our students have been searching for help in overcoming their stuttering. W...

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Newsletter: California and online courses
06-05-2020

California course2019 marked a special year for the Del Ferro Institute - we were able to successfully start our mission in helping people around the world overcoming their stut...

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Huge increase in clients at The Breathing Academy
21-04-2020

In the last two weeks, Ingrid Del Ferro, CEO of The Breathing Academy, has seen a large increase in registrations of people who are facing troubles breathing. Del Ferro dedicat...

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Thank you, for helping us stop stuttering. #3
20-03-2020

Former students congratulate our teacher Patrick Wijdenes with a fantastic anniversary: 25 years working at the Del Ferro Institute. For a quarter century Patrick has inspired ...

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Muard stopped stuttering: testimonial
20-03-2020

When we met Muard, he barely spoke. At first, we thought he might have difficulties speaking English but it soon became apparent that it was his stuttering that kept him silent....

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Daniel stopped stuttering: testimonial
20-03-2020

Daniel from Australia is one of our Miami students. His stuttering caused a lot of fears of speaking. Introducing himself was often a situation where he stammered a lot and made...

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Andrew stopped stuttering: before & after
20-03-2020

When we met Andrew on the first day of the course, he came across as quiet and shy. However, it soon became clear that this was only due to his stuttering and fear of speaking. ...

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Thank you, for helping us stop stuttering. #2
19-03-2020

Former students congratulate our teacher Patrick Wijdenes with a fantastic anniversary: 25 years working at the Del Ferro Institute. For a quarter century Patrick has inspired ...

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Thank you, for helping us stop stuttering. #1
19-03-2020

Former students congratulate our teacher Patrick Wijdenes with a fantastic anniversary: 25 years working at the Del Ferro Institute. For a quarter century Patrick has inspired ...

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Testimonial of Ewout who is in the proces of overcoming stuttering
19-03-2020

This is Ewout, one of our Del Ferro students who is in the proces of overcoming his stuttering. Ewout is in the last stage of the proces and will have situations where he speaks...

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Safi stopped stuttering: before & after
19-03-2020

Safi’s English teacher decided that he wouldn’t read out loud in class anymore because of his stutter. That really impacted his confidence and resulted in stammering making him ...

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Muard: before & after
19-03-2020

  Wait for it… Muard, only 18 years young, used to call in sick to avoid (speaking in) school. He got teased with his stuttering and let his fists do the talking when his mout...

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Kavi stopped stuttering: before & after
19-03-2020

“There were several attempts to kill myself, but somehow, I survived.” Kavi, 30 years old, was one of our highly motivated students during our Sri Lanka course in December. Dur...

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Hilda before & after
19-03-2020

Hilda started our course four days ago and was struggling to introduce herself. Now she can finally say her name and tell a little bit of herself fluently. Hilda has been an ext...

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Daniel stopped stuttering: before & after
19-03-2020

Daniel is from Australia and moved to Los Angeles to pursue a career in producing music. However, he felt that he wasn’t taken seriously in this music industry and that stutteri...

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Ayesh; before & after
19-03-2020

Del Ferro was approached a few months ago by a German couple to help Ayesh, a 26-year old local from Sri Lanka, overcome his stuttering problem. Ayesh was the driver and guide d...

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Akila stopped stuttering: before & after
19-03-2020

Akila had a severe stutter. He didn’t just have the visible blocks and sound prolongations… he also felt as though he was never able to be the person he truly wanted to be. High...

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Online course
18-03-2020

The world keeps on developing with the latest technologies and as Del Ferro continuously innovates, we are able to introduce our new online course. This way, we can help even mo...

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Hiding stuttering
13-03-2020

About 1 out of 100 people stutter. Statistically you should know at least a few people who do not always speak fluent. How come that people often don’t know that many people? T...

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Do it yourself stutter therapy
13-03-2020

Practice makes perfect with a lot of things in life. A human being can have talents and by practicing a lot they will develop skills in such. Think of learning how to play an in...

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Stop stuttering and all the tricks
18-02-2020

Stuttering has visible and invisible forms. Blocking on letters and words and repeating of same are for others hearable. Making grimaces while speaking is visible for the person...

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Fear of speaking
18-02-2020

Speaking in front of a group is not made for everybody. There are people that love standing on a stage and getting the attention from a group of people. For people who stutter, ...

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Get Ready U.S.A. – We are coming back!
12-02-2020

You asked, we responded! Due to the great success of our Miami course in November 2019, we have scheduled another visit to the United States. From Wednesday 22 to Sunday 26 Jul...

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Paulo only stuttered during presentations
07-02-2020

People who stutter can relate in what they experience. In this community it really takes one to know one. In general, stuttering will be more severe when there is more tension a...

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When stuttering usually starts and how to stop it.
24-01-2020

Stuttering usually starts between the age of 2 and 6. During this period toddlers experience a period in which they speak less fluent. About 4% repeats words or stumbles on what...

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Ingrid Del Ferro looks back on 2019
03-01-2020

2020 has started and I look back on a special year. A lot of highs, goals achieved and also some lows. The year started great with a visit from Dennis Ensing who, by applying th...

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Daniel gets out of his comfort zone to stop stuttering.
03-01-2020

Daniel, one of our Miami students, describes the proces of overcoming stuttering. If you want to conquer your stuttering, you need to get out there and face challenges. Facing ...

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Sri Lanka course: day 5
22-12-2019

Time flies when you are having fun. Our 5-day course in Sri Lanka has come to an end and it has been a unique experience. I had to adapt quickly to the culture and language diff...

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Sri Lanka course: day 4
20-12-2019

We always start the fourth day by checking the breathing exercises. For this course, in the shade of the palm trees. As a teacher, you can tell if they have been practicing and ...

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Sri Lanka course: day 3
20-12-2019

Day 3 was going to be an interesting day. As I stayed at the hotel where we give the course the students pass me when they walk to the course room. They are well aware that they...

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Sri Lanke course: day 2
19-12-2019

The second day of the course is my personal favorite day. The topics discussed in the morning are very important for the process during the week. Investing their time now in usi...

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Sri Lanka course: day 1
18-12-2019

Del Ferro was approached a few months ago by a German couple to help Ayesh, a 25-year old local from Sri Lanka, overcome his stuttering problem. Ayesh was the driver and guide d...

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How to stop stuttering
10-12-2019

The general opinion is that stuttering cannot be stopped and therefore people around the world learn that they have to live with their stuttering. However, stuttering can be sto...

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Daniel talks fluent about his experiences with stuttering
10-12-2019

Daniel, born in Perth, Australie, was one of our extremely motivated Miami students. Before the course, he was already speaking about his stuttering on his YouTube channel. He c...

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Not stuttering is life changing
27-11-2019

The Del Ferro course has truly been life changing. I admit that I was skeptical at first being that I have been through so much speech therapy (8 years). But to actually start s...

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Daniel does not stutter and talks about his experiences with the Miami Del Ferro Course
26-11-2019

Daniel was one of our lucky students to win a free Del Ferro course in Miami. He has not stuttered for the past 10 days and is talking about his experiences with the Del Ferro c...

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Andrew is liberated and has broken through the chains of stuttering
21-11-2019

Andrew, one of our Miami students, shows that reading out loud with the method goes fluently. Besides fluency, the contents of the words are powerful!

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Message from one of our Miami students
20-11-2019

Dear Ingrid and Dennis, You both are an amazing teachers and I have so much respect for you. Thank you for helping my son. Here is a poem Safi wrote about stuttering. He wrote ...

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Miami Del Ferro Course – day 5
15-11-2019

Day 5, the last day of the Del Ferro course in Miami. What a week it has been and what a fantastic group we had the pleasure of teaching. As expected, after the night of challen...

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Miami Del Ferro Course – day 4
14-11-2019

Time flies when you are having fun. We already reached day 4 of the 5-day Del Ferro course. We started of asking how the group did the evening before. The group was a bit passiv...

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Miami Del Ferro Course – day 3
12-11-2019

At 09:30 sharp in sunny Miami we started already our third day of the 5-day Del Ferro course. Ingrid had little chats to see how it went the day before and if they were ready to...

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Miami Del Ferro Course – day 2
11-11-2019

Due to personal reasons, Ingrid Del Ferro flew in a day later to be present as from the second day of the Del Ferro course in Miami. At breakfast the students greeted Ingrid whi...

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Miami Del Ferro Course – day 1
10-11-2019

Today we have started our first 5-day course in the United States of America.  This morning we welcomed 6 extremely excited, motivated and determined students in Miami, located ...

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5-day course give-aways!
02-10-2019

In honor of this year’s International Stuttering Awareness Day on October 22nd, the Del Ferro Institute is giving away 3 x 5-day courses in Miami, Florida! Send an e-mail to in...

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Del Ferro Method: scientifically proven
25-09-2019

The Del Ferro Method has been scientifically verified in 1990 by Professor Peter T. Macklem (+), one of the most renowned specialists in the field of lung physiology and the dia...

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Maarten and Rene used to stutter and speak fluent now.
19-09-2019

Maarten and Rene came to the Del Ferro Institute and wanted to share how happy they are to speak fluent and not stutter anymore. 

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You can overcome your stuttering for good!
09-09-2019

Meet Dennis. He overcame his stuttering completely after having participated in the Del Ferro course back in 2010. A few years later, he decided to reach out to the Institute to...

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Frederick overcame his stuttering 18 years ago
30-08-2019

Always great catching up with former students! Frederick lives in the UK but was in Amsterdam on holidays with his family when he decided to stop by our headquarters where, 18 ...

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Meet Dennis. He overcame his stuttering completely and is now an instructor at Del Ferro.
20-08-2019

Dennis turned just 21 when he participated in the Del Ferro course. Years of sessions at speech language therapists did not help him with the thing he really desired: speaking f...

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Stuttering fluctuates: you stutter and you speak fluent
16-08-2019

One of the most frustrating things for some people is that stuttering fluctuates. There are periods where speaking goes quite fluent. But there are also times where there are a ...

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Del Ferro Stutter Therapy is coming to the United States!
16-08-2019

The Del Ferro Method is founded in 1978 and is for more than 40 years a unique, scientifically verified method for everyone who stutters and who is motivated to overcome the stu...

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Stuttering when tired
23-07-2019

One of the aspects of stuttering is that it fluctuates. Speaking can go very well for certain periods but also less well in other times. These periods can last days, weeks and e...

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Stuttering after trauma
23-07-2019

There are various theories about where stuttering originates from. One believes that stuttering can be inherited, others think that kids copy stuttering from parents or classmat...

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Overcoming fear of speaking
23-07-2019

Years of stuttering can create speaking fears for many people in certain situations or against certain (kind of) people.  Examples of these situations or people are speaking en...

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Tips for stuttering toddlers.
11-07-2019

Stuttering usually starts between the 2nd and 6th year of life. At this age it happens to many toddlers that they speak less fluently for a period of time. Around 4% of all todd...

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A positive self-image is the key to success!
11-07-2019

A lot of stuttering people have a low self-image. This can be caused by bullying and years of therapies with no (significant) results. They have lost faith in themselves through...

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The treatment to overcome your stuttering problem.
08-07-2019

Stuttering, also known as stammering, is a speech disorder in which the flow of speech is disrupted by involuntary repetitions and prolongations of sounds, syllables, words or p...

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Stuttering: there is a solution!
08-07-2019

Stuttering does not need to be accepted. This problem can be completely solved by training and discipline. Many stuttering therapies work with a treatment method that focuses o...

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Stuttering hinders communication.
08-07-2019

Stuttering is a communication disorder in which the flow of speech is broken by repetitions or abnormal stoppages of sounds and syllables. There may also be unusual facial and b...

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Stress and tension aggregates stuttering.
08-07-2019

The majority of people with a stutter problem will have less trouble speaking when they are in a familiar relaxed environment. Often, stuttering will become worse in tense situa...

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Speaking fluently boosts confidence and diminishes fear of speaking.
08-07-2019

The diaphragm is the main muscle of respiration and functions in breathing. Stuttering is a consequence of the diaphragm not always working properly, as scientifically establish...

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Frederick conquers stuttering
08-07-2019

Frederich is Dutch but decided to follow the course in English because he uses it more often. It does not matter which language you apply, the Del Ferro Method makes you speak f...

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Andrei Kajago from Portugal conquers stuttering.
08-07-2019

Andrei was finishing his master education when he came to Del Ferro to overcome his stuttering. Being able to communicate is also important to make a build a career.

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Stuttering and breathing: what happens during a stutter?
05-07-2019

A lot of people may have wondered why stuttering people don’t have a problem while singing. This is because everybody has control over their diaphragm while singing. The diaphr...

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Stuttering, why accept it, when you can overcome it
20-06-2019

Stuttering, also known as stammering, is a speech disorder in which the flow of speech is disrupted by involuntary repetitions and prolongations of sounds, syllables, words or p...

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You can't stop me...because I don't stutter anymore
26-01-2018

Not being able to speak fluent made the world of Stephen really small. Now, after having learned the Del Ferro Technique, he is able to talk. Nothing can stop Stephen now…

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Stephen: the Del Ferro Institute helped me to stop stuttering and be myself.
26-01-2018

Stephen did not talk because of his stuttering. He could not be himself as he simply was not able to express himself. Now, he is cured, not only from his stuttering, but as a pe...

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You don't need to accept your stuttering anymore
22-01-2018

Stuttering doesn’t distinguish in language, neither does the Del Ferro Method. Originally from Ghana but living in Amsterdam, Mr. Jackson participated in the Del Ferro course. W...

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Natasha from Singapore feels like the happiest person in the world
22-01-2018

Natascha travelled all the way from Singapore to attend the international Del Ferro course. For years she was looking for a solution to her problem. Now, she finally found it an...

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Happy, fluent and relaxed.
22-01-2018

Finally being able to speak fluent makes our students very happy. The difference in only 1,5 weeks is astonishing. This will continue after the course towards automatic fluent s...

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Emre from Turkey on day 1 and 10 of our training
22-01-2018

Emre from Turkey come to The Netherland to follow the Del Ferro course. The difference between day 1 and the last day of the course is like day and night. We continue to guide o...

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BBC documentary. Stuttering, how to get over it.
07-08-2014

The BBC made a documentary about the Del Ferro Institute. The followed an English lady with a severe stuttering problem. At Del Ferro, she got the tools to speak fluent, which s...

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