** Research & Professional Conference Presentations via Selective Mutism Research Insitute (SMRI)
Social Communication Anxiety Treatment (S-CAT) for Children and Families with Selective Mutism.
Assessing Spoken Language Competence in Children with Selective Mutism using Parents as Test Presenters
Testing Expressive Language in Children with Selective Mutism
Basc-3 Parent Rating Scales: Profiles of Children with Selective Mutism
Beneath the Silence: Exploring the Communication Patterns in Children with Selective Mutism
Express Program For Children with Selective Mutism
A Large Sample Study of Comorbidities in Childhood Selective Mutism.
Gender Differences in the Sensory Profiles of Children with Selective Mutism.
CommuniTeens: Using Group Treatment to Build Social Communication Skill in Adolescents
Assessing the Co-occurrence of Developmental Diagnoses in Children with Selective Mutism.
Exploring the Communicative Profiles of Children with Selective Mutism: How Does Age Impact Language Skills?
Main Effects and Interactions of Age and Gender on Socio-Emotional Functioning of Children with Selective Mutism Using the BASC-3 Parent Rating Scales (PRS).
Exploration of Developmental Delays Present Among Children Diagnosed with Selective Mutism
Debunking the Myth: Selective Mutism and Trauma
Shyness and Sociability in a Large Sample of Children with Selective Mutism.
Sensory Processing Patterns in Selective Mutism using the Sensory Profile.
Updated BASC-3 Parent Rating Scales: Portrayals of Children with Selective Mutism.
Parents’ Perspective: Children with Selective Mutism and Sensory Processing
What Else is Going On: Comorbidities and Selective Mutism
Perceptions are important! Caregivers’ perceptions of their own and their schools’ views about selective mutism
The “QUAD”: Eating, Sleeping, Toileting and Difficult Behaviors in Children with Selective Mutism.
Additional published research with Elisa Shipon-Blum DO
A common genetic variant in the neurexin superfamily member CNTNAP2 is associated with increased risk for selective mutism and social anxiety-related traits.
Stein MB, Yang BZ, Chavira DA, Hitchcock CA, Sung SC, Shipon-Blum E, Gelernter J. Biol Psychiatry. 2011 May 1;69(9):825-31. Epub 2010 Dec 30.
Refining the classification of children with selective mutism: a latent profile analysis. Cohan SL, Chavira DA, Shipon-Blum E, Hitchcock C, Roesch SC, Stein MB. J Clin Child Adolesc Psychol. 2008 Oct;37(4):770-84.
Selective Mutism Questionnaire: measurement structure and validity.
Letamendi AM, Chavira DA, Hitchcock CA, Roesch SC, Shipon-Blum E, Stein MB. J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry. 2008 Oct;47(10):1197-1204.
Selective mutism and social anxiety disorder: all in the family?
Chavira DA, Shipon-Blum E, Hitchcock C, Cohan S, Stein MB. J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry. 2007 Nov;46(11):1464-72
“Shy” child? Don’t overlook selective mutism
July 1, 2005 By: Richard H. Schwartz, MD , Elisa Shipon-Blum, DO Contemporary Pediatrics; Practical information for Todays Pediatrician