Researchers with the Purdue Stuttering Project in West Lafayette are looking for 4- and 5-year-old children who stutter to participate in a five-year study to help university researchers understand why some children continue to stutter and others grow out of it.
To be eligible for the study, children must display stuttered speech, speak English, have hearing within the normal range and have no learning or neurological difficulties.
Families of participating children will receive $100, and those who live more than 60 miles away will receive $200. Each family also will receive a free assessment of the child's speech, language and hearing abilities, and a written summary of speech and language test results.
For more information, contact Barbara Brown, speech-language pathologist, at firstname.lastname@example.org or (765) 496-6403 or toll-free (866) 360-0051.