Selective Mutism: Is Your Child Just Shy, Or Is It Something More?

Is it Selective Mutism, or just shyness?

Selective Mutism vs ‘Just Being Shy’ Selective mutism is a diagnosable condition that significantly interferes with a child’s ability to adapt and function in social situations. It’s defined as a failure to speak in situations where the child is expected to speak. The child perceives the situation as uncomfortable and usually with a degree of social pressure to interact. Novel […]

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