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
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?
Welcome to the second part of this fascinating real story. You will find the first part on my page or by clicking on the underlined word. I always say that it is so important to ACT EARLY, to make sure that everyone is aware of the dos and dont’s so the SM is treated early and will not have an affect
As a specialist in Selective Mutism, I meet so many people during training events, parent support evening etc. Today I would like to share the real story of a man who lived his life being Selectively Mute, but challenged his belief to become free from this. The story contains many key aspects that nowadays we work on, such as misconceptions