25 11, 2019

Ask-the-Doc: How can you explain to a Selectively Mute child’s classmates what it means to have SM?

By |2019-11-25T14:58:33+00:00November 25th, 2019|Categories: Ask the Doc, SMart Tips and Strategies|Comments Off on Ask-the-Doc: How can you explain to a Selectively Mute child’s classmates what it means to have SM?

Question: “What should a teacher tell the SM child’s classmates when they ask why the SM child doesn’t talk? Answer: “This happens quite often. Recommendations would be [...]

15 11, 2019

When a Child with Selective Mutism Doesn’t Looks Anxious, is the Mutism Still a Result of Anxiety?

By |2019-12-09T14:53:46+00:00November 15th, 2019|Categories: Ask the Doc, SMart Tips and Strategies|Comments Off on When a Child with Selective Mutism Doesn’t Looks Anxious, is the Mutism Still a Result of Anxiety?

Question: “There is a child with Selective Mutism in our 5th grade class. She participates fully, laughs, smiles, and seems completely comfortable. She does not look [...]