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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
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
Great read for a Friday from @SerinaSandhu1 📰
"Speaking to other people with a #stammer has made me realise it’s not something to be embarrassed about – it’s attitudes which need to change"
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