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Treatment & Research Center for Selective Mutism & Social Anxiety. Dr. Shipon-Blum's evidence-based approach (S-CAT®) has treated 5,000+ individuals worldwide.
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To promote healthy eating, try making a game out of reading food labels when grocery shopping. Teach your children with Selective Mutism what different parts of food labels mean, then challenge them to find the healthiest options they can.
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Selective Mutism Ctr Sep 18
Expose, Expose and Expose! The more social opportunities, the better! Implement strategies specific to your child’s location on the Social Communication Bridge.
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Selective Mutism Ctr Sep 16
If your child feels lonely because of , check out the book 'Unspoken Words' by Sophia Blum! It details Sophia's experience of suffering in silence and can provide your child with a story they can relate to! You can purchase the book here:
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Selective Mutism Ctr Sep 14
Walking into a full room of people can be very hard for children with Selective Mutism. Think about arriving to places around 15 minutes early so your children can settle before people begin arriving.
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Selective Mutism Ctr Sep 13
We are still accepting applications (new and existing families) for the October 2019 CommuniCamp Program! Ease your child back to school with peer group treatment and parent education and training next month 🐛🦋
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Selective Mutism Ctr Sep 13
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Selective Mutism Ctr Sep 12
Educate new people in your childs Selective Mutism’s life about how to best interact with your child. You don’t want people to push your child, but you don’t want people to ignore your child and never interact with him/her. Help them find a good balance!
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Selective Mutism Ctr Sep 11
Try and avoid ‘diet’ products since many have artificial sweeteners, which can increase anxiety, headaches, and attention difficulties. For more on how diet & nutrition affect children with check out our diet webinar:
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Selective Mutism Ctr Sep 10
Many children with have trouble communicating at school. This is why is held in an actual school! Our goal is to promote social comfort within the school environment. Don't worry, there's still time to apply for October Camp:
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Selective Mutism Ctr Sep 9
There is still time to signup for the October 2019 for ! The intensive and parent training program is scheduled for October 11th - 14th ( weekend). To complete the application, visit
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Selective Mutism Ctr Sep 9
Different strategies may need to be used in different environments to help facilitate progress across the Social Communication Bridge®. To learn about strategies for the ideal classroom setting for kids with purchase:
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Selective Mutism Ctr Sep 7
Always remember and encourage others to support your child with Selective Mutism by showing understanding of his/her difficulties communicating! Help educate the important people in your child’s life.
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Selective Mutism Ctr Sep 6
Board and card games are great tools to help practice Handover/TakeoverTM. Use game pieces, cards, and other props from the game to naturally initiate this skill.
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Selective Mutism Ctr Sep 5
children need help with S-CAT® goals & strategies. Parent education is more than 80% of the S-CAT® process outside of the school environment. At , our parent sessions help you to help your child. Apply for October Camp here:
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Selective Mutism Ctr Sep 3
There is no one-size-fits-all in transition to speech. That's why there are different combinations of strategies & methods to transition those with across the Social Communication Bridge® into speech. Here's a popular webinar about this:
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Selective Mutism Ctr Sep 2
In children with , the word “talk” carries so many expectations. Try using other phrases like “use your words” or “tell me”. For strategies and goals tailored to you and your child, consider our Treatment Services!
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Selective Mutism Ctr Aug 31
In order for children with Selective Mutism to overcome their anxiety, they have to first be able to assess and acknowledge their difficulty communicating. For more information on Selective Mutism download our webinar:
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Selective Mutism Ctr Aug 30
As school is starting back again, remember not to broadly or generally ask your child with whom they spoke to throughout the day. Instead, talk about goals and reinforce their progress!
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Selective Mutism Ctr Aug 29
: A golden rule for treatment success is social comfort precedes communication, meaning, a child with should not be expected to verbally communicate with a person with whom he/she lacks social comfort. This golden rule counts for school, too!
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Selective Mutism Ctr Aug 28
Back-to-School interview questions are a great way for a child with to gain experience in the back-and-forth flow of conversation with school staff. More information about the SM School Interview Game is discussed in our webinar:
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