Recruitment for the study is now closed.

Thank you to everyone who took part!


Participation in the Genetics of Stuttering Study

Volunteers must:

  • Be aged 5+
  • Currently stutter, or stammer or have a history of stuttering.

Children and young people (aged 5-15) wishing to volunteer for the study must be supervised by a guardian.

Children under five years of age, and those with stuttering resulting from an acquired neurological disorder (such as a traumatic brain injury, or caused by a tumour), will not qualify for the study.

What is the process of the Genetics of Stuttering Study?

Confidentiality and genetic data storage

Study participation is strictly confidential. All patient information provided will be maintained in accordance with the Commonwealth Privacy Act (1988) and National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) guidelines.


Thank you to all participants!