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- The suggestions on this website do not substitute for actual medical advice. It is simply our journey and what worked for my daughter. Please consult a professional for the appropriate diagnosis and treatment of your child.
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- Update on the formerly selectively mute daughter
- For teenagers and adults with Selective Mutism
- Interesting selective mutism documentary.
- Notes on preschools and IEP accommodation for SM kids.
- Coming out of a long hiatus
- Having problems with blog comments
- Gainfully employed again…as a microbiology diagnostic lab technician.
- One daughter’s SM success story
- Busy kids
- World Conference for Gifted and Talented Children
- Our daughter's selective mutism journey
- Understanding Psychomotor Overexcitabilities in the Gifted Child
- Preparing for a Palate Expander
- The Palate Expander Update
- What is intuition and how does it relate to the gifted individual?
- Damn it! I am a bored housewife...
- Finding clues to her selective mutism (about retained primitive reflexes).
- Fallen Caryatid
- Jim B on Fallen Caryatid
- Becky on Understanding Psychomotor Overexcitabilities in the Gifted Child
- Lisa Swaboda is Atlas Educational on Troubleshooting my highly sensitive child’s meltdowns
- whatsrealtome on And this is why life with a selectively mute child is hard.
- Thi on My breastfeeding story (and this is what nursing a toddler looks like while studying).
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Category Archives: selective mutism
She’s 12 now, my bright, spirited, formerly selectively mute child. She was formally diagnosed in May of 2008 and I wrote about her journey here. And this was what I said about her official diagnosis in one of those posts: … Continue reading
For the longest time, there weren’t any resources available for selectively mute teenagers and adults. Fortunately most of my readership finds my blog when their children are very young – from about 3 to about 9 or so. This … Continue reading
A short update: My now 12 year old formerly SM child has 18 lines (18!) of dialogue in the school play she tried out for this year in middle school. She’s beyond thrilled! And so is this mama! As many … Continue reading
I wanted to apologize to my readers for my long absence. Especially for those reaching out about selective mutism. 2015 was a year of many, many difficult and rather alarming changes for the smart girls and I. I’d re-entered the … Continue reading