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Selective Mutism: Ensuring Your Child’s Comfort in School

School can be difficult and challenging for kids with selective mutism. Parents can help make sure that their children are comfortable at school through the following tips: Inform the teacher about your child’s condition. This way, the teacher can put more focus on your child. Talk with the staff about a 504 plan which your … Continue reading

How Teachers Can Help Children with Selective Mutism Thrive in School

Parents and teachers can work together in helping children with selective mutism fight their fears and anxiety. If you are a teacher handling a child with this condition, here are tips you can use: Do not pressure the child into speaking. Initiate communication through comments. Do not ask questions to connect with the child. Ask … Continue reading