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EP26: Ask Dr. E – What to do When School-Based Accommodations Aren’t Working

2024-04-18T16:32:55-04:00April 15th, 2024|

This episode features the latest installment of our Ask Dr. E series.

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Ask Dr. E: I suspect my 5-year-old son has Selective Mutism, however, he has never been diagnosed or evaluated for SM. What does the process look like for evaluation?

2024-04-15T14:17:20-04:00April 8th, 2024|Tags: , , , , |

“I suspect my 5-year-old son has Selective Mutism, however, he has never been diagnosed or evaluated for SM. What does the process look like [...]

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EP25: Treating Selective Mutism & Autism w/ Dr. Vera Joffe

2024-04-14T17:10:22-04:00April 1st, 2024|Tags: , , |

In this episode, Dr. E and autism expert, Dr. Vera Joffe, discuss the coexistence of SM and autism, the differentiation between the two, treatment considerations, school-based accommodations, and the importance of early screening for autism.

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Navigating Parenthood: Strategies to Eliminate Power Struggles with Older Children & Teens

2024-04-15T14:18:07-04:00March 28th, 2024|Tags: , , , , |

As children grow older, navigating the dynamic between parent and child can become more complex. Power struggles may arise as they assert their independence and [...]

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EP24: Dr. E & Jen Chat with School Professionals

2024-04-18T16:34:23-04:00March 12th, 2024|Tags: |

This episode offers valuable insights from Dr. E, Jen, and school professionals, James and Lindsey, on empowering students with selective mutism in the classroom.

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Ask Dr. E: Is it common for OCD to be a comorbidity with SM?

2024-04-15T14:19:12-04:00February 27th, 2024|Tags: , , , , , |

"Is it common for OCD to be a comorbidity with SM? If so, what are some treatment strategies?" OCD can absolutely be a comorbidity [...]

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EP23: Managing Your Anxiety with Lynn Lyons, LICSW

2024-04-19T12:55:26-04:00February 26th, 2024|Tags: , , |

Dr. E and Lynn discuss how to balance parental intervention and accommodations to avoid the pitfalls of excessive worry and anxiety that could cripple a child's development.

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Understanding School Refusal: Causes, Impact, and Strategies for Support

2024-04-15T14:19:49-04:00February 20th, 2024|Tags: , , , , |

School refusal is a complex issue that affects a significant number of children and adolescents. It refers to a child's persistent resistance or refusal [...]

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