2003 IFA Congress: Montreal, Canada

Work in Progress: An Exploration of Parents’ Experience of the Lidcombe Program

Rosemarie Hayhow
Speech and Language Therapy Research Unit, Frerzchay Hospital, Bristol BSI6 LE, UK


This presentation reports on the preliminary findings from a study that aims to explore parents’ experience of the Lidcombe Program (LP), a parent based treatment for early stuttering. A discussion of why this exploration is being undertaken is followed by consideration of some of the methodological issues that are being addressed. Themes that have emerged from six pilot interviews are presented with a brief discussion of how these will inform the next stage of the study.
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