By Louis R. Chesney
May 31, 2022
Children with selective mutism (SM) struggle to speak in specific situations (e.g., school) or with individuals (e.g., peers). This article presents six immediate interventions for children with SM that parents can implement with a therapist or teacher.
By Emily R. Doll
September 30, 2021
Selective mutism (SM) is an anxiety-based childhood disorder that prevents a child from speaking in specific situations—often this is anywhere outside the home, or to anyone other than immediate family members (American Psychiatric Association, 2013). One…
By Geraldine P. Wallach, Ph.D., CCC-SLP & Alaine Ocampo, Ph.D., CCC-SLP
February 25, 2021
In this article, we ask the question: How do we begin to pull together several interacting skills often interpreted under the broad-based heading of “central auditory processing” in a coherent and meaningful way? We will address ways that SLPs can…
By Lesley Sylvan
September 29, 2020
During the 2020-2021 school year and for school years to come, educators and professionals in schools will need to work harder than ever before to help students catch up from the lost learning opportunities. They will also need to work collectively to…
By Elissa Kilduff and Lydia Kopel
July 31, 2020
Another school year is looming and it’s fair to say that all of us school-based SLPs are facing it with a new normal and many unknowns. There is one thing we know for sure, though. We will be reviewing IEPs—present levels, goals and objectives, service…