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Selective Mutism in the News - The Telegraph.UK - featured April 16, 2010

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[Source: The Telegraph]

From the moment Megan Coleman started school, it was obvious something was wrong. She would happily chat to her parents and siblings at breakfast but once she had been dropped off at the school gates would fall silent. Her brother reported that she spent her break times alone – a far cry from the sociable girl her family knew at home.

At first, her parents, Karen, 48, and Wayne, 46, put it down to shyness. When Megan also stopped talking to her grandparents, however, they realized there was more to it.

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Tags: News of the Week Selective Mutism Newsletter 16 April 2010