Selective mutism - resourcesResources - selective mutism
The following organizations are good resources for information on selective mutism:
Selective mutism is a condition in which a child can speak, but then suddenly stops speaking. It most often takes place in school or social settings...
- American Speech-Language-Hearing Association -- www.asha.org/public/speech/disorders/selectivemutism/
- Selective Mutism Association -- www.selectivemutism.org
Review Date: 10/21/2018
Reviewed By: Jennifer K. Mannheim, ARNP, Medical Staff, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Health, Seattle Children's Hospital, Seattle, WA. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Medical Director, Brenda Conaway, Editorial Director, and the A.D.A.M. Editorial team.