*This section showcases speech research in general and not necessarily research conducted by the SRC*
Children may have difficulty when learning to speak. Identifying a speech disorder early can make a huge difference to the child. What are the early signs of a speech disorder?.
30 years of research by Dr. Pascal van Lieshout and colleagues suggest that persons who stutter may have a limited ability to acquire and perform speech movements efficiently (i.e. limited speech motor skills).