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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

MEDIA ALERT: Seeking 3,000+ Aussie volunteers for ‘Genetics of Stuttering Study’

By Mark Henderson | Apr 16, 2018

Tomorrow (Tuesday, April 17, 2018), researchers from the NHMRC Centre of Research Excellence in Speech and Language will call for 3,000 Australians aged seven and above with experience of stuttering (past or present) to volunteer for the nation’s largest ever ‘Genetics of Stuttering Study’. ​ The study aims to pinpoint the genes that predispose individuals…

Watch this space!

By Mark Henderson | Apr 4, 2018

In just under two weeks we will be announcing Australia’s largest ever ‘Genetics of Stuttering Study’. Our study is calling for 3,000 Australians aged 7+ with experience of stuttering (past or present) to participate in the NHMRC Centre of Research Excellence in Speech and Language’s ‘Genetics of Stuttering Study’. The ‘Genetics of Stuttering Study’ aims…

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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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📢 Big news!!

We are very excited to announce the publication of our new paper: “Self-reported impact of developmental #stuttering across the lifespan”


We describe the lived experiences of the first 1000 people recruited to our study.

A thread! 🧵 1/n
Artist and person who stutters, @jjjjjeromeellis: ‘So much pain comes from not feeling fully human’

Great article via the @guardian



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