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News

6/20/21: New paper out in the Journal of Communication Disorders titled "Temperament is Linked to Avoidant Responses to Stuttering Anticipation." In collaboration with Dr. Eric Jackson at NYU, we found that kids who stutter who are more shy, and adults who stutter who are more cognitively sensitive, tend to avoid upcoming moments of stuttering.

5/31/21: The Stuttering Lab welcomes Olivia Book, MaKenna Dahlgrin, and Carly Johnson as UCARE mentees for Summer '21! They will be working on a variety of projects related to the psychosocial aspects of stuttering.

4/22/21: Congrats to Chloe Strong whose presentation on her UCARE project and honor's thesis was selected as a winner from the College of Education and Human Sciences at Nebraska Student Research Days. [Watch here]

1/20/21: To celebrate the inauguration of the first POTUS who stutters, Dr. Naomi Rodgers shares her experiences with stuttering on NPR's Short Wave podcast. [Listen here]

12/17/20: New clinical focus paper out in Perspectives of the ASHA Special Interest Groups titled "Using Solution-Focused Principles with Older Children and their Parents to Elicit Perspectives of Therapeutic Change." This was an international effort to share some practice-based evidence on the use of counseling strategies with families of kids who stutter.

11/21/20: Dr. Naomi Rodgers was awarded a New Investigators Research Grant from the American Speech-Language-Hearing Foundation. She will collaborate with Dr. Mike Dodd (UNL Professor of Psychology) to use eyetracking technology to study visual social attention among adolescents who stutter.