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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
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.”
What an exciting day we had on Friday! The Genetics of Stuttering team spent the day speaking to the media about the study, and put a call out for anybody who has ever experienced stuttering to volunteer for our study.
New research from the study team: We found a new gene that causes a neurodevelopmental disorder, with speech impairment.
“We identified seven affected females in four pedigrees with likely pathogenic variants in ZNF142” – Khan et al. 2019
Very exciting news!
Registration to the Australian Speak Easy Association conference is now open! 👇👇👇
The conference kicks off on Friday 23rd October with a screening of the movie @WhenIStutter, followed by two days of talks and discussion...
This informative piece by @amberldance has appeared on several great media sites -take a look if you haven't already! 👇👇👇
What Neuroscientists Are Discovering About Stuttering
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