A Rare Disorder Brought To Light
The Selective Mutism Foundation (1991) was the major source in bringing this disorder to the forefront. To Read More...
Is Selective Mutism a Speech Disorder? The Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM IV and DSM IV-TR) under Selective Mutism Diagnostic Features and Differential Diagnosis, clearly indicate that Selective Mutism should be distinguished from speech impairments, and that Selective Mutism should be diagnosed if the child's failure to speak is not considered language impairment. Read More here