Logo for the Selective Mutism Foundation

Learn About Our Mission, Founders, and Professional Expert Contributors.

Over 25 years at the forefront of Selective Mutism research and support for individuals, families and professionals. Find out how we began and meet the people who made it all possible.

Children With Selective Mutism Comfortable in Classroom Setting

Our Mission

Discover the values and goals of our foundation, and the standards for all of the work we do.

Selective Mutism Foundation Logo 1991 and Logo Today

Foundation History

How it all began—the story of how two women started the Elective Mutism Foundation in 1991, which eventually became the foundation it is today.

Team of experts discussing Selective Mutism

Advisory Board

Meet the panel of experts and contributors that make the Selective Mutism Foundation your premiere source for relevant and credible information.

Selective Mutism Foundation Guestbook

Guestbook Legacy

In the early years of the internet, guestbooks were a common way for users to connect. Here you have our guestbook that we started in 1998.