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News and Blog
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
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
📢 New blog post!!
After hearing about our study, Roger from Hamilton NZ, got in touch to tell us an intriguing story about his family history....
Take a look! 👇
#stuttering #stammering #genealogy #FamilyTree
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"
#FindTheRightWords #stuttering #stigma
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