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Syndromes & Conditions - Selective Mutism


Can I tell you about selective mutism? A guide for friends, family and professionals / Johnson, Maggie; Wintgens, Alison. -- London: Jessica Kingsley, 2012. 56 p. ; 23 cm.

This story, told from the perspective of Hannah, a young girl with Selective Mutism (SM) aims to help readers understand more about SM, what it feels like to have the condition, and how they can help. It may also be helpful when encouraging children with SM to talk about how it affects them.

SC/SEL JOH [P14639]

Easing school jitters for the selectively mute child / Shipon-Blum, Dr Elisa. -- Jenkintown, PA: Selective Mutism Anxiety Research and Treatment Center, 2011. 42 p. ; 26 cm.

The book is for parents, teachers and treating professionals trying to help the child with SM conquer his/her fears, worries and communication difficulties within the school environment.

SC/SEL SHI [P15731]

Helping your child with selective mutism : practical steps to overcome a fear of speaking / McHolm, Angela E.; Cunningham, Charles E.; Vanier, Melanie K. -- Oakland, Ca: New Harbinger Publications, 2005. vii, 171 p. ; 23 cm.

Often referred to as an anxiety-based condition, selective mutism is a condition that causes children to not speak in certain situations. This book offers an overview of the condition and advice for finding and managing treatment. It also explains steps that can be taken to encourage your child to speak comfortably in the classroom and with his or her friends.

SC/ SEL MCH [P13295]

The ideal classroom setting for the selectively mute child / Shipon-Blum, Dr Elisa. -- Philadelphia, Pa: Selective Mutism Anxiety Research and Treatment Center, 2007. 48 p. ; 27 cm.

This guidebook will provide parents, teachers and treating professionals with the advice necessary to understand the needs of a child with Selective Mutism in the school setting. Incorporates strategies for the classroom and more frequently asked questions.

SC/SEL SHI [P15736]

Leo's words disappeared / Bos, Elaheh. -- ?: Plant Grow Love, 2014. 46 p. ; 21 cm.

As Leo starts school, something strange happens. His words disappear! Now Leo must find new ways to give his words the courage to come back. A fun and practical introduction to different techniques of anxiety management, specifically used for children with selective mutism.

SC/SEL BOS [P15785]

Lola's words disappeared / Bos, Elaheh. -- ?: Plant Grow Love, 2013. 50 p. ; 21 cm.

A book about losing your words. A practical introductin for children on the different techniques of anxiety managemnt. Helpful for children with selective mutism.

SC/SEL BOS [P15725]

My friend Daniel doesn't talk / Longo, Sharon. -- London: Speechmark Publishing, 2015. 28 p. ; 21 cm.

This book is designed to help teach an understanding of selective mutism to children. Suitable for ages 4-8 years.

SC/SEL LON [P15772]

Selective mutism : an assessment and intervention guide for therapist, educators and parents / Kotrba, Aimee. -- Eau Claire, Wis.: PESI Publishing & Media, 2015. 136 p. ; 25 cm.

Dr. Aimee Kotrba provides assessment and treatment information, but also case examples, easy-to-implement workbook sheets, and informative handouts. She is an advocates parents, schools, and mental health professionals working together to intervene with selective mutism.

SC/SEL KOT [P15729]

Selective mutism in our own words : experiences in childhood and adulthood / Sutton, Carl; Forrester, Cheryl. -- London;Philadelphia, Pa: Jessica Kingsley, 2016. 271 p. ; 22 cm.

The collection of stories from people living with Selective Mutism (SM) provides the opportunity for sharing experiences of life with SM, dispelling myths around this often misunderstood condition. Children, teens and adults offer valuable insights into why they cannot speak in certain situations or in front of certain people. All aspects of SM are explored, from symptoms and diagnostic criteria, to triggers and consequences of being psychologically unable to speak, along with finding creative ways to communicate. This book lets people with SM know that they are not alone with the condition.

SC/SEL SUT [P15801]

The selective mutism summer vacation and back-to-school guide / Shipon-Blum, Dr Elisa. -- Jenkintown, PA: Selective Mutism Anxiety Research and Treatment Center, 2014. 73 p. ; 28 cm.

This book is designed with graphics and written in an easy-to-understand way. The guide consists of recommendations and strategies to build social communication skills during summer break [holidays] to prepare for the start of the new school year. Provides readers with strategies and insight to navigating the routines, activities, and decisions that are distinctive to summer with strategies and insight into planning for the upcoming school year. In addition, tips, tools and recommendations are provided to help build the comfort with peers and teachers specific to the child's stage of social communication.

SC/SEL SHI [P15735]

The selective mutism treatment guide : manual for parents, teachers, and therapists : still waters run deep / Perednik, Ruth. -- Jerusalem: Oaklands, 2011. x, 132 p. ; 23 cm.

In this treatment guide, parents, school staff, and therapists each have a treatment manual written specifically for them. Each manual includes an overview of how to understand and treat selective mutism (SM), as well as insights, strategies and tools specific to each one. The manual includes the possible causes and effects of SM, programs and tools for parents and teachers, and step-by-step treatment schedules for therapists.

CC 616.8553 PER [P14437]

Sophie's story : a guide to selective mutism / Joffe, Vera. -- Florida: Vera Joffe, 2007. 24 p. ; 28 cm.

This book is a guide to parents, children, and educators to understand what Selective Mutism is, and it provides some suggestions of strategies on how to help the child become more comfortable at school and in other places where he/she feels anxious. This book is written from the point of view of a child who has Selective Mutism.

SC/SEL JOF [P15737]

Supplemental treatment guide to "Understanding Katie": understanding selective mutism as a social communication anxiety disorder : a guide for parents, teachers and treatment professionals / Shipon-Blum, Dr Elisa. -- Philadelphia, Pa: Selective Mutism Anxiety Research and Treatment Center, 2012. 35 p. ; 28 cm.

The Supplement Treatment Guide Book to Understanding Katie is meant to supplement the story book,Understanding Katie. When learning about Selective Mutism, there are certain important concepts to understand. The Supplement Guide goes over in detail, necessary therapeutic terms that should be used to help the child suffering in silence.

SC/SEL SHI [P15734]

Tackling selective mutism : a guide for professionals and parents / Smith, Benita Rae; Sluckin, Alice. -- London: Jessica Kingsley, 2015. 308 p. ; 23 am.

This book offers a wide range of professional perspectives on selective mutism, such as speech and language therapy, psychology and music therapy. Also contains case studies from people with the condition, past sufferers and parents.

SC/SEL SMI [P15724]

Understanding Katie / Shipon-Blum, Dr Elisa. -- Philadelphia: Selective Mutism Anxiety Research and Treatment Center, 2003. 23 p. ; 28 cm.

This a hands-on storybook written especially for children between the ages of 3-12 who suffer from selective mutism and/or social phobia.

SC/SEL SHI [P15733]

Unspoken words : a child's view of Selective Mutism / Blum, Sophia; Shipon-Blum, Dr Elisa (Ed.) -- Jenkintown, PA: Selective Mutism Anxiety Research and Treatment Center, 2013. 71p. ; 28 cm.

This book is directed to children with selective mutism as well as for parents, professionals and teachers to help them understand a child's unspoken words when unable to speak and express themselves. The bulk of the book includes sayings that children may be saying or actions they may be taking and then explains what they really may be meaning. Includes letters to parents, professionals and techers.

SC/SEL BLU [P15732]