Selective Mutism

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Below is a List of Various Organisations that Provide Support, Advice and Resources.

If any of the details below require updating or amending, let us know
Please be aware that the organisations listed on this page are provided for information purposes only, and are not endorsed or recommended by STLS. You should always ensure that any service, activity, or therapy that you are considering for your child / young person is appropriate to their needs. 


CmiCMI. A Teacher's Guide to Selective Mutism
Confident children
Confident Children works to help children worldwide to overcome selective mutism, free themselves of anxiety, find their voice and to shine.
Finding Our Voices is an online community which started up in August 2014 as a quarterly magazine. It has helpful and inspiring articles relating to selective mutism.
IspeakISPEAK Selective Mutism in the words of people with selective mutism. 
Kent support servicesKent Community Health - Children’s Therapies  The Pod Advice and Information on Selective Mutism
NHSNHS Choices offers insight into Selective Mutism, the causes and offers advice and strategies to manage this distressing condition
SMIRASMIRA was set up initially to support families with selectively mute children. This work has since been extended to provide information to health and education professionals involved in the upbringing of such children and young people.
SMIRA Information for Professionals
SMIRA Information for Young People
SMIRA Information for Parents 

Personal Testimonies

Personal Testimonies

Diary of a Selective Mute

One Person's experiences living with selective mutism and social anxiety

Imagine By Antje Bothin

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