Dr. Dennis Drayna, Ph.D., has been studying genetics for more than thirty years, and specifically researching the genetics of stuttering for more than a decade.
For people who stutter (PWS), the following scenario — or some variation of it — is all too familiar. You are standing in line at Starbucks. You know exactly what you’re going to order: Pumpkin Spice Latte. Grande.
Dr. Gerald Maguire is a well-known figure in the stuttering community.
Dr. Dennis Drayna is a human geneticist well known to the stuttering community for his renowned work researching the genetic basis of speech disorders.
A team of researchers and graduate students at the University of Texas at San Atonio have been awarded a grant to create brain-computer interface technology that will study brain activity patterns of people who stutter.
Research has shown that a child who stutters can be issue-free in all other areas of child development, such as IQ, overall cognitive skills, reading comprehension, and literacy.