I could talk. I just didn't want to.
My son was only in preschool when he was diagnosed with selective mutism.
As another child momentarily distracted the assistant Naomi got up from her seat and walked over to the two children. She
The new approach focuses on vocalizing rather than verbalizing, gaining vocal control in non-speech tasks, and being introduced
Even though I suffered at school, I did speak and express myself with ease at home and with the kids in the neighborhood. Therefore, I found it disconcerting how my behaviors were shaped by the social setting I found myself in: talkative at home and mute in school.
Krystal and Alvin say that their daughter, Kailee, now loves engaging in lots of activities, including piano and serving
I replaced my traditional Catholic school uniform with a shirt that read: "Some dudes marry dudes. Get over it." Once I arrived at school, I immediately noticed the stares and heard not-so-subtle whispers from passers-by.
I used to think I would always have issues with speaking. But I realized that there will always be a way to gain the confidence
Imagine not being able to tell your parents you love them. This is reality for 7-year-old Lorcan Dillon, who suffers from