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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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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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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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Understanding ADHD: Common Symptoms and Signs

2024-04-15T14:20:45-04:00January 10th, 2024|Tags: , , , , |

Exploring the common symptoms and signs of ADHD Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) is a neurodevelopmental condition that affects individuals of all ages, including children, adolescents, and [...]

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Challenges Associated with Raising a Child with Selective Mutism

2024-04-15T14:22:29-04:00December 27th, 2023|Tags: , , , , , |

Raising a child with Selective Mutism (SM) presents a unique set of challenges for parents. Children with SM battle specific behavioral, social, emotional academic and [...]

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Ask Dr. E: Is it Too Much for my English-Speaking Son to attend a French School?

2024-02-01T12:51:53-05:00December 4th, 2023|

"I am the mother of a five and half year old boy with Selective Mutism. This year he's going to school. It is a French [...]

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Ask Dr E: Will my younger child develop SM if their older sibling already has it?

2024-02-01T12:52:47-05:00November 2nd, 2023|

"My oldest child is mute in social settings and has been diagnosed with Selective Mutism. We are concerned our youngest will begin to mimic their [...]

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