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Title Tackling Selective Mutism : a Guide for Professionals and Parents.
Imprint London : Jessica Kingsley Publishers, 2014.


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Description 1 online resource (314 pages)
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Subject Selective mutism -- Treatment.
Contents Machine generated contents note: 1. Introducing Selective Mutism and an Overview of Approaches / Rae Smith -- pt. I CURRENT UNDERSTANDING OF SELECTIVE MUTISM -- 2. Selective Mutism in Children: Changing Perspectives Over Half a Century / Tony Cline -- 3. Silent Voices: Listening to Some Young People with Selective Mutism and Their Parents / Victoria Roe -- 4. Setting up a Support Network: Selective Mutism Information & Research Association (SMIRA) -- A Brief History / Rae Smith -- pt. II RELATED AND CD-MOABID CONDITIONS -- 5. Selective Mutism and Communication Disorders: Exploring Co-morbidity / Hilary Cleator -- 6. Exploring the Relationship of Selective Mutism to Autism Spectrum Disorder / Alison Wintgens -- 7. Selective Mutism and Stammering: Similarities and Differences / Jenny Packer -- pt. III INTERVENTIONS, STRATEGIES AND SUPPORTS -- 8. Is Medication Helpful in Selective Mutism? One Family's Experience and a Clinical Overview / David Bramble -- 9. Successful Approaches to Selective Mutism in School and Community Settings / Rae Smith -- 10. Successful Combined Home and School Approaches to Selective Mutism / Alice Sluckin -- 11. Effective Care Pathways for Selective Mutism / Charlotte Firth -- 12. Approaches to Treatment of Selective Mutism in Other Languages / Keiko Kakuta -- 13. Music Therapy and the Path into Speech / Kate Jones -- 14. Teaching Confidence to Teenagers / Rosemary Sage -- 15. Legal Issues in Selective Mutism: What Support is a Child Entitled to? / Rae Smith -- pt. IV CONCLUSION -- 16. Recovery from Selective Mutism: Testimonies from Families No Longer Affected by SM / Mina Clark -- 17. Summary and Recommendations for the Future / Rae Smith.
Summary In this definitive guide to selective mutism the latest research and understanding are consolidated in chapters from experts in the fields of speech therapy, psychology, music therapy and education and communication. It includes helpful information on the various treatment and therapeutic options with illustrative case studies.
Other Author Sluckin, Alice.
Jemmett, Miriam.
Lanes, Denise.
Jones, Kate.
Bramble, David.
Firth, Charlotte.
Sage, Rosemary.
Sutton, Carl.
Kakuta, Keiko.
Cline, Tony.
Katz-Bernstein, Nitza.
Roe, Victoria.
Whittington, Lindsay.
Sharma, Jyoti.
Gibson, Geoffrey.
Kay, Jane.
Cleator, Hilary M.
Wintgens, Alison.
Packer, Jenny.
Susan, Johnston.
Johnson, Maggie.
Other Title Print version: 9781849053938