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The Lidcombe Program for Early Stuttering 2023 (2-Day Workshop)

2023-11-24 @ 09:00 - 2023-11-25 @ 17:00

The Lidcombe Program for Early Stuttering 2023

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Event Title: The Lidcombe Program for Early Stuttering 2023 (2-Day Workshop)
Date: 24 & 25  November 2023 (Fri & Sat)
Description: The Lidcombe Program is an evidence-based, behavioral treatment for early stuttering. The treatment is administered by parents under the supervision of a speech-language pathologist. Research has shown that children can maintain high levels of speech fluency following treatment.


This workshop is designed for speech-language pathologists who are interested in working with young children who stutter. The workshop will include short lectures, group activities, viewing and discussion of clinic visit videos, and case discussions.


Learning Objectives: 1) Understand the rationale and concepts of the Lidcombe Program

2) Confidently conduct the components of the Lidcombe Program – training parents, speech measures, therapy, and maintenance


Target Participants: Speech therapist, Speech therapy student (Final semester or final year)
Registration Fee &


2-day workshop: HK$5,000


Early bird offer (on or before 31 Oct 2023): HK$4,000


Deadline: 17 Nov 2023


40 participants per workshop, registration will be on a first-come-first-serve basis.

Speaker 1: Dr. Valerie LIM


Associate Professor & Programme Leader

Speech and Language Therapy

Health and Social Science Cluster

Singapore Institute of Technology


Dr. Valerie LIM is an associate professor and programmer leader of the Speech and Language Therapy, Health and Social Science Cluster at the Singapore Institute of Technology (SIT). Valerie has more than 20 years of experience working in the field of stuttering. She has successfully treated many children who stutter using the Lidcombe Program in Singapore, Malaysia, and China. She continues to teach stuttering at the National University of Singapore and SIT, and conducts professional development courses internationally. Valerie completed her PhD at the Australian Stuttering Research Centre. Her research interests include assessment and treatment of bilinguals who stutter. She continues to supervise students and speech therapists in stuttering both clinically and in research projects.


Speaker 2: Dr. Thomas LAW

Assistant Professor & Deputy Chief of Division

Division of Speech Therapy

Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery, CUHK


Dr. Thomas LAW is an assistant professor, deputy chief of division at the Division of Speech Therapy, Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery and the clinical director of the Master of Science in Speech-Language Pathology Programme at the Chinese University of Hong Kong. He has worked with children and adults who stutter for more than 15 years. Thomas has provided Lidcombe program to English, Cantonese and Mandarin-speaking children in Australia, Hong Kong and China. He teaches fluency disorders at several universities in Hong Kong and is a frequent speaker on stuttering-related professional development events. Thomas completed his PhD at the Australian Stuttering Research Centre, The University of Sydney. His research focuses on the topography and linguistic features of stuttering.


Rundown DAY 1 (9:00-17:00)


Lidcombe Program Overview

Evidence-based of Lidcombe Program

Measurement in Lidcombe Program

Verbal Contingencies



DAY 2 (9:00-17:00)


Lidcombe Program Stage 1

Lidcombe Program Stage 2

Lidcombe Program: Problem Solving

Parents Experiences



* Lunch break will be scheduled from 12:30 pm to 2:00 pm



2023-11-24 @ 09:00
2023-11-25 @ 17:00
Event Category:


CUHK Campus


The Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery, CUHK; and the Speech and Hearing Social Enterprise Limited
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