Since its creation in 1999, the NSA Research Committee has approved numerous research projects aimed at improving our knowledge about stuttering. Here you will find a comprehensive list of NSA Research Committee-approved projects, both current and past.


Title Primary
Contact Approved
Understanding Individual Differences in Wellbeing Among Adults who Stutter Hope Gerlach &
Patricia Zebrowski
Hope Gerlach 3/20/2020 View Survey
Experiences of workplace discrimination in people who stutter Hayley Hawkins and Dr. Laura Plexico Hayley Hawkins 1/27/2020 View Survey
Prosodic influences on speech motor control in adults who do and do not stutter Hailey Kopera Hailey Kopera 12/17/2019 View Abstract
Adults who Stutter and their Motivation to Attend Support Groups Dr. Angela Medina Angela Medina 10/30/2019 View Abstract
Life Partners’ Perceptions on the Emotional, Behavioral, and Cognitive Impact of Stuttering Athanasia Svenning Athanasia Svenning 5/1/2019 View Abstract
Survey of the Speaker’s Experience of Stuttering Seth Tichenor and
Dr. Scott Yaruss
Seth Tichenor 3/26/2019 View Abstract
Voices of people who stutter/clutter (Teaching with FluencyBank) Nan Bernstein Ratner, Professor Nan Bernstein Ratner 3/1/2019 View Abstract
Yoga Therapy for Stutterers Nikita Mehta,
San Francisco State University
Nikita Mehta 12/20/18 View Abstract
Being open about stuttering: What are the effects? Michael P. Boyle, Ph.D., CCC-SLP and Rodney M. Gabel, Ph.D., CCC-SLP Dr. Michael Boyle,
Dr. Rodney Gabel
12/14/18 View Abstract

Approved Research Project Archive


If you have any questions about whether a specific project has been reviewed by the NSARC, please contact the NSARC Chair Kathy Scaler-Scott, Ph.D., SLP ( or our National Office.