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Selective Mutism in the News - ABC, March 2006

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Imagine a world where anyone and anyplace outside the comforts of home elicit fear and anxiety so paralyzing that you shut down and cannot speak.

Morgan Galie, 7, is a chatterbox at home, but in public she struggles to utter just a few words.

That's the reality for 7-year-old Morgan Galie, who suffers from a childhood anxiety disorder called selective mutism. [Source ABC]

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