Can I tell you about selective mutism? : a guide for friends, family and professionals / Maggie Johnson and Alison Wintgens ; illustrated by Robyn Gallow.

By: Johnson, Maggie 1955-.
Contributor(s): Wintgens, Alison | Gallow, Robyn [illustrator].
Series: Can I tell you about--?.London : Jessica Kingsley Publishers, 2012Description: 56 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9781849052894.Subject(s): SELECTIVE MUTISM | MANAGEMENT
Contents:
Introducing Hannah who has selective mutism -- Tension, panic, and phobia -- Speaking freely at home -- It's not refusal to speak -- Playing with others -- Talking in the classroom -- Feeling stressed and frustrated -- Speaking with the wider family -- Associated fears or phobias -- Telling the class about selective mutism -- How other children can help -- How teachers can help -- How parents can help.
Summary: Hannah invites readers to learn about selective mutism from her perspective, helping them to understand what it is and what it feels like to have SM. This illustrated book is packed with accessible information that will be an ideal introduction for family, friends and teachers, clearly showing them how they can support a child with the condition. - PUBLISHER'S WEBSITE
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Introducing Hannah who has selective mutism -- Tension, panic, and phobia -- Speaking freely at home -- It's not refusal to speak -- Playing with others -- Talking in the classroom -- Feeling stressed and frustrated -- Speaking with the wider family -- Associated fears or phobias -- Telling the class about selective mutism -- How other children can help -- How teachers can help -- How parents can help.

Hannah invites readers to learn about selective mutism from her perspective, helping them to understand what it is and what it feels like to have SM. This illustrated book is packed with accessible information that will be an ideal introduction for family, friends and teachers, clearly showing them how they can support a child with the condition. - PUBLISHER'S WEBSITE

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