ERIC Number: EJ663708
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2001
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Afraid To Be Heard: The Selectively Mute Child.
Longo, Sharon L.
Our Children, v27 n3 p12 Nov-Dec 2001
Presents facts about selective mutism, an anxiety disorder believed to be caused by low levels of serotonin in the brain, discussing its effects on school children, explaining how to get the necessary help (e.g., talking to health professionals and becoming educated about the disorder), and noting what parents can do (e.g., help raise the child's self-esteem and educate school personnel about the problem). (SM)
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom; Journal Articles
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