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The Murdoch Children’s Research Institute is appealing for volunteers aged 7+ with experience of stuttering (past or present) to participate in the NHMRC Centre of Research Excellence in Speech and Language’s ‘Genetics of Stuttering Study’.
News and Blog
Study participant Sian Williams, 13, shares her experiences of growing up with a stutter. I was five when my teacher told my parents that she thought I might have a stutter. They took me to have a test done where I was given a book to read out loud. Every time I stuttered, stumbled on…
2019 has been a busy year for the Genetics of Stuttering Study! As the year draws to a close, we thought it a good time to provide an update on how the study is progressing, and our plans into the new year.
Rich Stephens talks about his experiences with stuttering, and the power of not feeling alone. He feels strongly that “stuttering should never be a taboo subject”. He believes that “to understand anything you need to start at the beginning. Which is why The Genetics of Stuttering Study is so important for the future generations of people who stutter.”
Attention researchers!! 👋
Do you work with a cohort which has #stuttering phenotypes, and genetic data? We are interested in collaborating - see our website for more: https://t.co/U84dW2HJlM
@BehaviorGenetic @genepisociety #slpeeps #genepi #epitwitter #statgen
Did you catch this show on @RadioNational the other day?
Listen again to Vikesh of the Australian Speakeasy Association, journalist @JohnGHendy, and speech pathologist @Dr_RobynLowe talk #stuttering. Some great facts and info, with personal stories.
For some people with communication difficulties, including #stuttering, masks can be problematic as physical cues and expressions are often important when communicating.
It is great to see innovative solutions like this, to help everyone in the community to #StaySafe! https://t.co/feFvWax3X9
We want to work with all levels of government to develop an #accessible #protective #facemask. Here's our prototype.
We want to ensure that people with #hearingconditions can understand information and advice. Lip-reading is essential.
Communication and empowerment are key! https://t.co/gQUrfrUAMn
Happy birthday to #SAYAustralia!! 🥳🎂🎉
Thank you for all of the work you do to support young people who stutter!
#support #awareness https://t.co/FUKItk3VeN
Happy 1st birthday to our friends at #SAYAustralia! One year ago they officially launched in #Melbourne to support, advocate & encourage young people who #stutter in #Australia! HUGE congratulations from @sayorg & #SAYDC. Many years of community & friendship to come! #stuttering https://t.co/ddE6zhYV6v