Wednesday, 11 April 2018

'She refused to talk': I'll embrace any chance to hi-light Selective Mutism!





I was delighted to have been awarded the Kate Rough award because we need a many ways as possible to hi-light Selective Mutism. Again last week, I met a girl who had 3 clinical psychology reports since she was little, 2 educational psychology reports and one from a paediatrician who all mention she 'refused to talk' or 'was reluctant to speak'. She has selective mutism. If they didn't know that, how can the rest of society have a chance of understanding what can be a very debilitating condition.

Have a look at the Selective Mutism Information and Research Association website for more information http://www.selectivemutism.org.uk/


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