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 [...]
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 [...]
Question: “If a child/teen is completely mute within the classroom, will verbalization automatically begin when anxiety is lowered?” Answer: “The answer is YES and NO... YES, [...]
Ask-the-Doc: How do you handle a child with selective mutism having to give an oral presentation at school?
Question: “What if a child with Selective Mutism has to give an oral presentation? How would that be handled?” Answer: “Depending on the age of the child, [...]