Other Research Opportunities

Many research laboratories are conducting excellent research on stuttering. Following is a list of ongoing studies that you can participate in.

Researchers from Southern Connecticut State University are interested in understanding the perceptions of stuttering and people who stutter in Hispanic community. We are collecting the information using a survey that should require approximately 10-15 minutes to complete. Your participation in this research is voluntary. You have the right to withdraw at any point during the study. Please feel free to contact Dr. Sujini Ramachandar at ramachandas1@southernct.edu with questions. Following are direct links to the survey:
- Spanish Version: https://scsu.iad1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_da1WiiUfuR6Nki1
- English Version: https://scsu.iad1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_afv0LxZ13q01mvz

The Developmental Speech Lab at Michigan State University is inviting 3- to 18-year-old children who stutter, their parent/caregiver, and their SLP to participate in a series of online surveys assessing the impact of stuttering on children and their families (Study #00001704). Children, parents, and SLPs will receive a $10.00-30.00 Amazon gift card (depending upon survey length) for each survey they complete. Please share the link below with parents of children who stutter who may be interested in participating. If you have any questions contact our lab: dsl@msu.edu.

The University of Nebraska-Lincoln Stuttering Lab is inviting adolescents who live anywhere in the U.S. between 12-18 years of age to participate in a virtual study regarding how young people who stutter make meaning of their social experiences. Participation includes a 30-60 minute visit on Zoom, and participants can earn up to $20 Amazon e-gift card for participating. Here is a brief video describing the study: https://youtu.be/-7X9B6QeZUo. If your child is interested in participating, connect with the research team by completing a brief eligibility screener here: www.tinyurl.com/unlstutteringlab-screener. For questions, please contact Dr. Naomi Rodgers at stutteringlab@unl.edu

Researchers from the University of Minnesota are looking for adults who stutter (18 years of age and older) to participate in an online and smartphone study that examines the experience of stuttering in daily life. Participants will fill out questionnaires and then record their stuttering related experiences through text messages over three weeks. Upon request, we can provide personalized feedback. If you are interested or if you want to know more, please contact us at dailylife@umn.edu. Thank you!

The Kraft Behavior, Speech & Genetics Lab at Wayne State University is conducting exciting research to investigate the connections between developmental stuttering and co-occurring, unassociated health conditions. We are analyzing any possible links between the underlying genetics of disorders as well as looking to further understand the health-related sequela of stuttering. We are inquiring about a variety of disorders, ranging from acne to anemia. You can access the anonymous survey at the following link: https://waynestate.az1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_b7vRtCaUTh7nEAB. This research has been approved by the Wayne State Institutional Review Board, IRB-20-01-1731. For additional information, questions, or concerns, please contact elerose@wayne.edu.

Researchers in the Department of Communication Science and Disorders at University of Pittsburgh are recruiting adults who stutter for a new online research study. This study aims to evaluate learning in adults who stutter. Participants will be asked to complete a total of 3 online sessions. Each session will be ~1 hour and needs to be completed ~1 week apart. Participants who complete all 3 sessions will receive a $30 Amazon gift card. If you are interested in participating or learning about this study, please email Dr. Mandy Hampton Wray’s team at brainlanglab@pitt.edu.

Researchers from the University of South Florida are looking for adults who stutter (age 18 or older) who have speech therapy for stuttering at some point in time to participate in an online survey (USF IRB: 000780). The survey investigates how adults who stutter feel about their prior experiences in speech therapy, and their attitudes towards speech therapy for stuttering. The survey takes approximately 15-30 minutes to complete, and can be accessed at the following link: https://usf.az1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_bQ2uSIW6Ur58ZpP. If you have any questions, or if you may also be interested in participating in an interview about your experiences (USF IRB: 00039670), please contact Jaclyn Lucey at jlucey1@usf.edu.

Dr. Michael Boyle, Dr. Angela Medina, and Dr. Laura Plexico are looking for participants who stutter (age 18 and older) to complete a survey study that will help us learn more about mindfulness and stuttering. We are interested in seeing if mindfulness and compassion is related to feelings of personal well-being as well as communication. The results will lead to better treatment of stuttering. The survey will take about 15 minutes. The survey is anonymous and no one will know your responses. If you are interested in completing the survey please click here: https://montclair.co1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_bE2yDoYsW0TryHc   If you have questions about the study please contact Dr. Michael Boyle at boylemi@montclair.edu.