Early Stuttering Intervention: Speaking is Living
Professor Mark Onslow, Director, Australian Stuttering Research Centre, University of Sydney
Co-presented with the Faculty of Health Science
Stuttering typically starts in two to three year old children and can hinder educational and occupational success, and cause serious psychological problems later in life.
The Australian Stuttering Research Centre in the Faculty of Health Sciences is a world leader of stuttering research, having published the majority of clinical trials for stuttering in the field of speech pathology.
The mission of the Australian Stuttering Research Centre is to support those who stutter and their families. It seeks to do that with research about the nature of the disorder, by developing new treatments, training future researchers, and providing clinical professional development for speech pathologists.
The Director of the Australian Stuttering Research Centre, Professor Mark Onslow will speak about early stuttering intervention and you will hear from guest speakers who have personally experienced the debilitating consequences of the disorder.
Professor Mark Onlsow is Director of the Australian Stuttering Research Centre in the Faculty of Health Sciences and the University of Sydney. His research interests are the epidemiology of early stuttering in preschoolers, mental health of those who stutter, measurement of stuttering, and the nature and treatment of stuttering.