Our research and publications


The Michael Palin Team regularly presents at conferences within the UK and internationally. This page lists our main conference presentations each year. Many of these will result in proceedings papers which will be listed in the publications page.

Coming up in 2025

14th Oxford Dysfuency Conference, 23 -27 September 2025.

Join the MPC team and colleagues from around the world at this convivial conference in the heart of Oxford. Find out more at the conference website.

Past conferences


Berquez, A. Working with parents of children who stutter: supporting change using solution focused brief therapy. Invited Speaker – Stakeholder coalitions to guide future research directions for stuttering: Shaping healthcare delivery. Trinity College Dublin online conference. 27th October 2022

Caughter, S. Building confidence and resilience in children who stutter. Webinar presented for the Stuttering Foundation. 7th October 2022

Kelman, E. & Jeffery, M. The future of stammering therapy – what are your best hopes? STAMMAFEST Global Liverpool. 24-28 August 2022

Berquez, A. What makes you you? Developing a Child who Stutters View of Self with Parents’ Support. Webinar presented for the Stuttering Foundation. 7th July 2022

Kelman, E. & Berquez, A. Stuttering and the School-Aged Child: A Confident Communicator who Participates Fully, whether or not they Stutter and how to engage Parents in this Goal. Pre-conference workshop Joint World Congress in Stuttering and Cluttering, Montreal, Canada 26th May 2022.

Millard, SK, Murphy, S., Barton, G., Rixon, L. Shepstone, L., Sims, E. & Joffe, V. Palin Stammering Therapy for School Aged Children: A feasibility trial. Joint World Congress in Stuttering and Cluttering, Montreal, Canada 26th – 29th May 2022.

Millard, S.K.. More than Speech: working with school aged children who stutter.  Keynote Presentation. The 6th Congress of Croatian Speech and Language Pathologists. Split, Croatia 1-3rd April 2022

Millard, S.K.  More than Speech.  Keynote presentation. The Israel Speech and Hearing Association Conference.  January 2022

Millard, S.K. Does therapy satisfy children who stutter podcast with Sara Macintyre (Stuttering Foundation, USA). Feb 2022


Millard, S.K. Does therapy satisfy children? Keynote presentation. International Conference of Stuttering. Italy. October 2021

Berquez, A., Card, S. and Markland, R. Delivering Group Therapy Online. National Clinical Excellence Network, March 2021.

Berquez, A., Kelman, E., & Breitenbach, J. The Stammer Aware Project – Supporting Education Staff and their Pupils who Stammer. Poster at the RCSLT Conference Sept 2021.

Berquez, A. Desensitisation with Parents podcast with Sara MacIntyre (Stuttering Foundation USA) 2021: https://www.stutteringhelp.org/podcast

Berquez, A. Solution Focused Brief Therapy podcast with Angelica Bernabe (Peru) 2021: https://youtu.be/kMeLrSexSmM

Berquez, A. Supporting Change for Parents of Children who Stutter – SFA streaming site 2021: https://thestutteringfoundation.vhx.tv/checkout/oxford-2021-working-with-parents-of-cws/purchase

Elaine Kelman and Sharon Millard
Elaine Kelman and Sharon Millard
Our research and publications

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