About our research group/lab
To prevent stuttering becoming persistent, effective treatment should preferably result in a high percentage of children recovering from stuttering at acceptable societal costs.
To study the pathofysiology of stuttering. To assess different treatment regimes on effectiveness.
Research focus areas
Both clinical focus groups are studied as well as population based cohorts.
Economic evaluation of stuttering treatment in preschool children: The RESTART-study.
De Sonneville-Koedoot C, Bouwmans C, Franken MC, Stolk E. (2015). J Commun Disord. 2015 Nov-Dec;58:106-18.
Health-related quality of life of preschool children who stutter.
De Sonneville-Koedoot C, Stolk EA, Raat H, Bouwmans-Frijters C, Franken MC. (2014). J Fluency Disord. 2014 Dec;42:1-12.
Direct versus Indirect Treatment for Preschool Children who Stutter: The RESTART Randomized Trial.
De Sonneville-Koedoot C, Stolk E, Rietveld T, Franken MC. (2015). PLoS One. 2015 Jul 28;10(7):e0133758.
Validation and evaluation of the Dutch translation of the Overall Assessment of the Speaker's Experience of Stuttering for School-age children (OASES-S-D).
Lankman RS, Yaruss JS, Franken MC. (2015). J Fluency Disord. 2015 Sep;45:27-37.
Stuttering and communicative suitability of speech.
Franken MC, van Bezooijen R, Boves L. (1997). J Speech Lang Hear Res. 1997 Feb;40(1):83-94.
Collaborations within Erasmus MC
- Department of Otorhinolaryngology (ENT).
- Department of Child Psychiatry.