National Stuttering Association

Purple and turquoise starburst with the letters NSA in the middle.

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
Anticipation of Stuttering and the PAiS Robert Bies Robert Bies 2/22/2025 View Survey
The Influence of Emotional Regulation Practices on the Experience of Stuttering in Adults Dr. Julia Hollister & Liveem Tharakan Dr. Julia Hollister / Liveem Tharakan 2/22/2025 More Info
Late Onset Stuttering: Framework for understanding and management Alhanoof Sahrah Alhanoof Sahrah 6/30/2024 More Info
The Effects of Integrating Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) with Traditional Fluency-Enhancing Techniques on Stuttering Frequency, Speaking Confidence and Quality of Life in Adolescents and Adults who Stutter via Telepractice Vicki Brumberg Vicki Brumberg 12/18/2024 View Flyer
A normative and comparative investigation of the Behavior Assessment Battery for school-age children and adolescents who stutter Dr. Martine Vanryckeghem Dr. Martine Vanryckeghem   11/09/2024  View Flyer
Rhythm Production and Processing in Children and Adults Who Stutter   Janina Boecher  Ms. Janina Boecher   10/22/2024  View Flyer
Exploring Sensorimotor and Interoceptive Awareness in Stuttering  Hazel Malcolm  Ms. Hazel Malcolm  10/22/2024 View Survey
Multiple Stigmas, Social Identities, and Stuttering: A Perspective on LGBTQ+ People Who Stutter  Dr. James Mancinelli Dr. James Mancinelli 10/22/2024 View Flyer
Temporal Processing in Adults Who Stutter  Samira Anderson, AuD, PhD  Dr. Samira Anderson 10/22/2024 View Flyer
Parents of Individuals Who Stutter: Exploring Experiences and Stages of Change  Sadaf Salehi Ms. Sadaf Salehi 10/22/2024 View Survey
Exploring Caregivers and Speech Language Pathologist’s Practices Related to Acknowledging Stuttering with Preschoolers  Cara Singer, PhD, CCC-SLP  Dr. Cara Singer 10/22/2024 View Flyer
Social Isolation and the Experience of Stuttering  Seth Tichenor, PhD, CCC-SLP  Dr. Seth Tichenor 10/22/2024 View Survey
What Do People Who Stutter Want From Speech Therapy? Matthew Phillips Matthew Phillips  07/24/2024  View Flyer / View Survey
Transitions to Life After High School for Students Who Stutter: Stakeholder Perspectives Naomi Rodgers, PhD, CCC-SLP  Dr. Naomi Rodgers  06/22/2024  View Flyer
Neural oscillations underlying speech perception and production in stuttering  Shanley Treleaven, PhD, CCC-SLP  Dr. Shanley Treleaven  06/20/2024  View Flyer
The experiences of migrants to the United States who stutter: A replication study  Victoria Reynolds, PhD, CCC-SLP  Dr. Victoria Reynolds  06/20/2024  View Flyer
Exploring the Potential Effectiveness of a Mindfulness App on Emotion Regulation, Speech Fluency, and Stigma Resistance Among People Who Stutter Juhee Kim Juhee Kim  06/20/2024  View Flyer
 How variability in fluency levels impacts communication and psychological aspects of stuttering  Eddie Brown, MA, CCC-SLP   Eddie Brown    06/19/2024 View Flyer
Trait mindfulness and the experience of stuttering Megan Arney, MS, CCC-SLP Megan Arney  06/19/2024  View Flyer
The relationship between the stuttering variability, attention, speech task, and delivery mode: an exploration of factors affecting stuttering severity Reyhaneh Jafari Reyhaneh Jafari  03/24/2024  View Flyer

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 Angela Medina, Ph.D., CCC-SLP (Angela@westutter.org) or our National Office.