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Helping our Teachers Understand Selective Mutism

By: Dr. Elisa Shipon-Blum
President and Director Selective Mutism Anxiety Research and Treatment Center (SMart-Center)
Founder and Director Emeritus Selective Mutism Group Childhood Anxiety Network (SMG~ CAN)
Director Selective Mutism Research Institute (SMRI)
Clinical Assistant Professor Family Medicine and Psychology PCOM

"Selective Mutism is a childhood anxiety disorder characterized by child's "inability" to speak in various social settings. These Children are able to speak at home and in settings where they are comfortable, secure and relaxed"

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Featured Organization: Selective Mutism Anxiety Research & Treatment Center

We thank Selective Mutism Anxiety Research & Treatment Center for allowing PediaStaff to link to their article. The SMart Center is a comprehensive treatment and research Center focused exclusively on the anxiety disorder, Selective Mutism in young children and teenagers. The center is directed by Dr. Elisa Shipon-Blum. Visit their website at Selective Mutism Anxiety Research & Treatment Center

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