Trajkovski, N, O'Brian, S, Onslow, M, Packman, A, Lowe, R, Menzies, R, Jones, M & Reilly, S 2019, 'A three-arm randomized controlled trial of Lidcombe Program and Westmead Program early stuttering interventions', Journal of Fluency Disorders, vol. 61.View/Download from: UTS OPUS or Publisher's site
© 2019 Elsevier Inc. Purpose: To compare two experimental Westmead Program treatments with a control Lidcombe Program treatment for early stuttering. Method: The design was a three-arm randomized controlled trial with blinded outcome assessments 9 months post-randomization. Participants were 91 pre-school children. Results: There was no evidence of difference in percentage syllables stuttered at 9 months among groups. Dropout rates were substantive and may have been connected with novel aspects of the trial design: the use of community clinicians, no exclusion criteria, and randomization of children younger than 3 years of age. Conclusion: The substantive dropout rate for all three arms in this trial means that any conclusions about the 9-month stuttering outcomes must be regarded as tentative. However, continued development of the Westmead Program is warranted, and we are currently constructing an internet version.
Trajkovski, N, Andrews, C, Onslow, M, O'Brian, S, Packman, A & Menzies, R 2011, 'A phase II trial of the Westmead Program: Syllable-timed speech treatment for pre-school children who stutter', INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF SPEECH-LANGUAGE PATHOLOGY, vol. 13, no. 6, pp. 500-509.View/Download from: Publisher's site
Trajkovski, N, Andrews, C, Onslow, M, Packman, A, O'Brian, S & Menzies, R 2009, 'Using syllable-timed speech to treat preschool children who stutter: A multiple baseline experiment', JOURNAL OF FLUENCY DISORDERS, vol. 34, no. 1, pp. 1-10.View/Download from: Publisher's site
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