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From Discovery to Innovation in Stuttering Treatment [ 2011 - 2017 ]

Research Grant

[Cite as http://purl.org/au-research/grants/nhmrc/633007]

Researchers: Prof Mark Onslow (Principal investigator) ,  A/Pr Ann Packman A/Pr Ross Menzies

Brief description Stuttering starts in 2-3-year olds and if not controlled causes a lifetime of social anxiety, and hinders educational and vocational achievement. Recent discoveries by the current team and colleagues have shown the disorder to be far more prevalent, and more of a public health problem, than previously thought. The team has developed efficacious treatments for stuttering children and adults. However, no country can afford the health care needed for all who stutter. The present research is designed to solve this problem by developing standalone Internet based stuttering treatments. These will be evaluated in a stepped care treatment approach for people who stutter, in Australia and internationally.

Funding Amount $AUD 5,124,147.99

Funding Scheme Program Grants

Notes Program Grant

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