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Neurobiology of childhood speech and language disorders: advancing diagnosis, prognosis and management [ 2016 - 2021 ]

Research Grant

[Cite as http://purl.org/au-research/grants/nhmrc/1105008]

Researchers: Prof Angela Morgan (Principal investigator)

Brief description Half a million Australian children have a speech/language disorder, tripling their changes of poor academic outcomes, limited employment options and social isolation. Current speech therapy is outdated, focusing on symptoms and ignoring important evidence on underlying aetiologies. I will transform detection, diagnosis and treatment of speech/language disorders to optimise patient outcomes, by identifying and translating findings on genes and brain pathways leading to these conditions.

Funding Amount $AUD 484,763.26

Funding Scheme Practitioner Fellowships

Notes Practitioner Fellowship

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