Selective Mutism 101

Rachel Busman, PsyD, director of the Selective Mutism Service at the Child Mind Institute, will lead an in-depth discussion on the diagnosis of selective mutism, debunking the unfortunate myths and misunderstandings that continue to impact children challenged with the disorder. Part of the Parent and Educator Workshops on Selective Mutism series.

Past Event

Wednesday, October 14, 2015

6:15 pm – 7:30 pm EST

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Child Mind Institute

445 Park Avenue (at 56th Street)
New York, NY 10022

Event Description

As the field of psychology has become more advanced and scientific in its approach, our understanding of selective mutism symptoms and treatment has improved. This workshop will provide an overview of our current behavioral understanding of selective mutism and how this guides effective interventions. Finally there will be discussion regarding how a speech and language evaluation contributes to the diagnosis of selective mutism and what speech and language services are available to help.

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