Help us better understand the causes of stuttering by joining our genetics study today!
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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
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., 2018
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, 2017
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 2018
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