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The Selective Mutism Resources Manual

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Product Description

Selectively mute children are at a significant disadvantage personally, socially and educationally. This unique manual emphasises practical assessment and treatment and provides advice and information, filling a significant gap in the availability of suitable resources in this field.

• Uses an approach based on behavioural principles and a hierarchy of stages of confident speaking originally conceived by Anthony Glassberg.

• Summarises relevant literature and theory and provides detailed ideas on assessment and management.

• Includes case examples, photocopiable material, and a discussion about progress, transfer and discharge.

• Written for teachers, clinical and educational psychologists, speech language therapists, child psychiatrists and parents.


• Frequently asked questions

• General assessment considerations and implications

• Preliminary investigation

• Child interview and assessment

• Creating the right environment: advice for home and school

• General treatment considerations

• Overview of the treatment progression

• A structured treatment programme

• Eliciting speech for the first time/Generalising speech across people and settings/Effective practice

• Parent and teacher support

• Letting go

• Illustrations of intervention.

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