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Presentation of Children/Teens with Selective Mutism thru the Ages

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Presentation of children/teens with SM thru the Ages

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

"This table reflects common characteristics of children depending on the age they begin receiving effective treatment. These findings are based on clinical findings of 1500+ children from the SMart Center. These are broad generalizations, since every child is different. There is no one size fits all treatment approach, nor will every child react as depicted in every setting discussed"

Read the entire Table HERE

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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