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Academy Course

Identifying and Helping Children with Selective Mutism

Speech & Language

What will you learn?

This course gives an overview of what selective mutism means and the impact of selective mutism in the classroom. You'll cover both informal and formal treatment approaches and you'll also be given some strategies to build your confidence in supporting young people with selective mutism.

Module titles

  1. How to Help Children with Selective Mutism
  2. What Causes Selective Mutism?
  3. Understanding Selective Mutism
  4. How Can We Help People with Selective Mutism?
  5. Formal Strategies to Help People with Selective Mutism
  6. Summary

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Alicia Lynch

Specialist Speech & Language Therapist

Alicia is a qualified Speech and Language Therapist and the Head of Speech and Language Therapy at Mable Therapy. Alicia specialises in working with young people with SEMH needs and social communication disorders. She has a vast amount of experience working with young people age 16+ and is a strong advocate for those children who may have been let down previously. Alicia campaigns to raise awareness around the role of the speech and language therapist and all of the areas they can support children with.