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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
- Understanding Psychomotor Overexcitabilities in the Gifted Child
- Preparing for a Palate Expander
- Our daughter's selective mutism journey
- Finding clues to her selective mutism (about retained primitive reflexes).
- Existential depression and death anxiety
- The Palate Expander Update
- So what has worked for her selective mutism and anxiety
- 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: spd
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
The smart girls have been incredibly obnoxious lately. Or they’ve been their regular selves but I’ve just been more sensitive to it these days. “Mo-o-om! She’s giving me angry faces…” “Mom! She hurt/kicked/scratched/touched me” “Mom! She won’t play with me” … Continue reading
Subtitled: You’ve come a long way, baby. It only took a little less than 2 years, but I’m a lot more confident that my formerly selectively mute daughter is blossoming into a well-adjusted 6 year old. It took me a … Continue reading