Genetics of Speech and Language Disorders

Research area: Clinical Sciences > Speech and Language | Status: Active

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This study is investigating the genetic and neural contributions to speech and language disorders.

The Murdoch Children's Research Institute, Royal Children’s Hospital and University of Melbourne are studying the genetic and neural contributions to speech and language disorders. 

The Murdoch Children's Research Institute, Royal Children’s Hospital and University of Melbourne are studying the genetic and neural contributions to speech and language disorders. 

Overview

The Murdoch Children's Research Institute, Royal Children’s Hospital and University of Melbourne is studying the genetic and neural contributions to speech and language disorders. 

We are looking for child and adult participants with any form of speech, language or literacy disorder (including stuttering) to take part in our project. We are also interested in studying other members of the family without a speech, language or literacy disorder where possible.

A National Health and Medical Research Council Centre of Research Excellence grant has supported this study.

This study has ethics approval through The Royal Children's Hospital Human Research Ethics Committees and is conducted under the National Health and Mental Research Council human research ethics guidelines.

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