Our research aims to better understand communication sciences and communication disorders. We work in a number of labs on MSU's campus and typically focus our research on speech and language processes as well as communication rehabilitation, among others. Our goal is to translate the knowledge we learn through research in practical, clinical breakthroughs.
From the outside, stuttering seems simple. The listener hears a disruption in speech like the repetition or extension of part of a word, or sees that the speaker is unable to speak for a short period. Many people experience stuttering as children, but most outgrow it. From the inside, stuttering is vastly more complex. It is a condition that can have lasting effects and has brought determined and curious researchers to the Department of Communicative Sciences & Disorders (CSD).Read more