Selective Mutism

Why am I here?

Do you sometimes get nervous and just can’t talk? You’re not the only one! Lots of kids feel like that.

For some kids, like you, it has been happening a lot and for a long time - and you can’t fix it by yourself. Your parents, or your school, or a worker, has asked us to help make a plan to help you.

 

What are you going to do?

The first thing we do is called an assessment. Our workers will meet with you AND your parents to get to know you.

Don’t worry – your parents will be with you the whole time and we will not make you talk to us if you don't want to.

After that, we make a plan with you, your parents and your school. We will talk to your parents on the phone, and maybe we will visit your school.


We will all work together on a plan to make you less scared so you can learn to talk to friends and teachers.

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