Participation in the Genetics of Stuttering Study
- Be aged 5+ in Australia, or aged 7+ in New Zealand
- Currently stutter or have a history of stuttering.
Children and young people (aged 5-17 in Australia, or aged 7-15 in New Zealand) wishing to volunteer for the study must be supervised by a guardian.
Children under five years of age in Australia, or under 7 years of age in New Zealand, and those with a speech impairment/stuttering resulting from an acquired neurological disorder (such as a traumatic brain injury, or caused by a tumour), will not qualify for the study.
What is the process of the Genetics of Stuttering Study?
Confidentiality and genetic data storage
Study participation is strictly confidential. All patient information provided will be maintained in accordance with the Commonwealth Privacy Act (1988) and National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) guidelines.