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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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