New paper from the Genetics of Stuttering Study Team!
Insights into the everyday experiences of people who stutter We are very excited to announce the publication of our new paper: “Self-reported impact of developmental stuttering across the lifespan” in Developmental Medicine & Child Neurology. Through our Genetics of Stuttering Study, we have collected a wealth of information from people who stutter (PWS), about the…Read More
How many children who stutter also have ADHD? A retrospective clinical audit (review of medical files)
One-half (50%) of the children who stutter presented with elevated ADHD symptoms. This group needed 25% more clinical treatment visits to achieve successful fluency. – Druker et al, 2019Read More
Does stuttering impact labour market outcomes in the USA? Results from a national longitudinal study
“Stuttering was associated with reduced earnings and other gender-specific disadvantages in the labor market.” – Gerlach et al., 2018Read More
Does stuttering impact educational and employment outcomes in the UK? Findings from surveys completed by a birth cohort study
“These findings fail to support the belief that stuttering has a negative impact on education and employment.” – McAllister, Collier & Shepstone, 2017Read More
Brain differences in people who stutter. A systematic review of neuroimaging literature on developmental stuttering
“Overall… there are widespread functional and structural brain differences between [adults and children] who stutter and their fluent peers…” – Etchell et al 2018Read More
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
What happens between 4 and 7 years? An Australian population based profile of children who recovered from stuttering.
“The recovery rate [from stuttering] by the age of 7 years was 65%.” -Kefalianos et al 2017Read More