Latest Research

Click below for summaries on the latest research into stuttering and other research from the 'Genetics of Stuttering' team.

Are children who stutter likely to have different behavioural, emotional and social development? Results from the longitudinal Millennium Cohort Study (UK)

“Children who stutter may begin to show impaired behavioural, emotional and social development at early as age 3, and these difficulties are well established in older children who stutter” – McAllister, 2016
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Are children who stutter more anxious than those who don’t? Results from a community sample of 11 year old children with persistent stuttering

“We found no evidence that … 11 year old children who stutter were more anxious than those who had recovered from stuttering and nonstuttering controls” – Smith et al. 2017
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