Author:Angela E. McHolm and Charles E. Cunningham and Melanie K. Vanier

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Helping Your Child with Selective Mutism: Practical Steps to Overcome a Fear of Speaking

By: Angela E. McHolm and Charles E. Cunningham and Melanie K. Vanier

Price: $26.95

Publisher: USA, New Harbinger Publications: 2005

Edition: 2nd Edition

Seller ID: 004021

ISBN: 157224416X

Condition: New


Often described as "social phobia's cousin" and misdiagnosed as autism, selective mutism is a debilitating fear of speaking in some situations experienced by some children. The disorder usually presents in children before the age of five, but it may not be recognized until the child starts school. When requested to speak, children with selective mutism often look down, blush, or otherwise express anxiety that disrupts their engagement with people and activities. Selectiv... View more info