To Therapize or Not to Therapize for Selective Mutism

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Is it Affecting the Child’s Ability to Learn in the Regular Education Environment?

  • Is she able to communicate with peers and teachers in the classroom?
  • Is she able to get her basic wants and needs met in the classroom?
  • Are the teachers able to assess her current knowledge and skill acquisition?

Is the Child Getting the Appropriate Psychological Therapy?

  • This problem is a joint communication and psychological problem.  Both services should be received

What Speech/Language Services Can be Implemented:

Selective Mutism Treatment: A Guide For Speech Therapists