• Understanding Autism from the Inside

    “Academics came easily to me. The rest of life—not so much.”
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Sometimes My Autistic Child Will Not Speak. Could it be Selective Mutism?

Sometimes a child or adult with autism may appear mute. They may freeze-up and not be able to speak in certain circumstances, struggling with their words, or not being able to form any. When this happens it is known as “selective mutism.” Selective Mutism, although, often seen with autism, and …

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Talking About Selective Mutism: What is your experience?

Let’s talk about Selective Mutism—I think this is a subject that many do not really know much about.   What is Selective Mutism? “Selective Mutism…is the temporary inability to speak. This is more than just being quiet, it is more like a seizure, and it physically hurts when this happens, …

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