Ever stuttered?

Help us better understand the causes of stuttering by joining our genetics study today!

To take part, please follow the link below:

The Genetics of Stuttering Study

Find out more about our study, including what we are trying discover, the scientists involved and how you can take part.

About Stuttering

Learn about the signs and symptoms of stuttering, what is known about the causes of this condition and other useful resources.

Current Research

Find out about the latest in cutting edge stuttering research, as well as other new research from our team.

For Researchers

Opportunities for collaboration, and other useful information for researchers involved in stuttering and/or genetics.

News and Blog

Genetics of Stuttering Study in the media!

By Vicki Jackson | Aug 19, 2019

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.

By Vicki Jackson | Aug 7, 2019

“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)

By MCRI | Jul 26, 2019

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

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Genetics of Stuttering Study, Speech and Language Group
Level 5, Murdoch Children’s Research Institute
50 Flemington Road,
Parkville, VIC 3052
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Thursday, December 10th, 2020 at 10:42pm
📢 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

https://t.co/u7PDSVhKVP
Friday, November 20th, 2020 at 3:59am
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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Monday, November 16th, 2020 at 7:31pm
Last week, we officially launched our #GeneticsOfStuttering study in New Zealand. The response so far has been amazing! Thank you to all who have signed up. 🙏

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Monday, November 16th, 2020 at 3:16am
To find out more about the study, or to sign up, visit our website:
https://t.co/7kcho3tXM0

#stuttering #research #GeneticsOfStuttering https://t.co/0lOgILZ9wY
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Jesse Mulligan Afternoons @JMulliganRNZ
Researchers are trying to locate the genes which cause people to stutter and are looking for 1000 New Zealanders to take part in an international study.
https://t.co/PcdmhEHr4z https://t.co/JwT76xM86G

To help us meet our target of 3,000 participants by 31 December 2021, volunteer for our study today

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