One mum posted on facebook something about their child being quite aggressive: screaming, shouting, biting (just before going to school) and she wondered if there was a link with SM or was this just bad behavior? SO I THOUGHT OF SHARING MY ANSWER What you are you are describing it is really normal generally for a child of her age,
For parents and professionals who wants to understand and help children and teenager that don’t speak in some situations or with some people. There is a reason for that, and it’s called Selective Mutism. Through practical techniques we will find how to help them quick and now, to find their voices. Book your ticket or spread the voice and share
I have always had a passion for communication, and as an SLT I specialized in SELECTIVE MUTISM. I support families, write blogs, make videos, raise awareness… and in 2018 I started with training around Scotland. I would have never imagined being nominated for an award. They were looking for an individual or organization in the UK who have an excellent
I’m always looking for new games and activities to stimulate my little patients and for me playing is fundamentally important. In this article, I will explain the connection between game and language acquisition and stimulation. Children need to play with someone they do not new games. So let’s invent them, create them from what we already have at home. This
A couple of years ago, I was looking for a new tool to help my clients who had Language delay and I came across Expanding Expression Tool Kit™ or EET. I was so impressed with it. I have now been using this tool for a while with many children. I highly recommend this product for all speech and Language Therapists and teachers.
Today I am sharing a blog written By Lisa Smith (3 rd year Speech and Language Therapy student and HARs Scholar). As a therapist who deal with children with SM, I could NOT share this and be touched by her sponsored silence. I would love to thank her personally, especially as she describes how she felt and her deeper understanding of
October is the SELECTIVE MUTISM AWARENESS MONTH, and this is the real story of a bilingual child and his steps toward communication. Although not all children with SM, have speech and language difficulties, this child also presented with a speech disorder. To protect this child and family identity the name has been changed. Was was Jack like as a baby?