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

Lisa, 40 – Business owner & mother-of-two who lived with a stutter until adulthood, whose mother also stuttered, SYDNEY

By Mark Henderson | May 15, 2018

Stuttering had a profound impact on the childhood and adolescence of Lisa, 40, Sydney, who is now a successful business woman and mother-of-two.   Lisa began to stutter at eight years of age. Her mother also lived with a mild stutter her whole life.    Although unable to recall a specific trigger for her speech…

Samuel, 35 – Project manager & local Councillor who has stuttered since childhood, SYDNEY

By Mark Henderson | May 10, 2018

Juggling a full-time project management role with a plethora of local Council commitments for which he is regularly called upon to speak publicly, Samuel, 35, Sydney, has a lot on his plate.  Despite having a stutter for most of his life, like his father Paul, Samuel has never been one to shy away from the…

Vikesh, 44 – Father-to-two, IT manager & keen traveller who has stuttered since childhood, BRISBANE

By Mark Henderson | May 8, 2018

Vikesh, 44, Brisbane, is content with his lot in life. The happily married father-to-two works as an IT manager and harbours a passion for travelling. However, life has not always been so sweet for Vikesh.   At 12 years of age, after relocating from India to the USA, Vikesh soon learned that he spoke differently…

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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

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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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