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News and Blog
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, 2019
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
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
#neuroscience #genetics #scicomm