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  • Upcoming Event

    Call for Papers

    Selective Mutism Association Annual Conference
    October 2 and 3, 2021
    Virtual Conference

    Online Selective Mutism Association Presents Selective Mutism Training Institute for Caregivers of Children with Selective Mutism

    June 12 and June 13, 2021
    9:00 – 3:30 pm Eastern

    Webinar Medications as Part of a Selective Mutism Treatment Plan: Who? What? When? Why? How? How long?

    Free – Live Webinar with Q & A!
    Wednesday, May 5, 2021
    7 – 8pm Eastern
    Speaker: Steven Kurtz, PhD, ABPP
    This webinar is geared toward parents and caretakers.

    2 Webinars Bilingualism and Selective Mutism

    April 9 and 16, 2021

    SMA is excited to announce 2 new webinars: Bilingualism and Selective Mutism – one for parents on April 9th 11am-12pm EST and one for professionals on April 16th 11am-12pm EST, each with a panel of parents and experts in SM. Panelists will answer pressing questions about what the field knows at this point about bilingual/multilingual youth with selective mutism, the impact of language and culture in families managing selective mutism, and how parents can continue to best support their children for increased verbalization and bravery.

    Webinar Parents Helping Kids with Selective Mutism: What’s Too Much? What’s Not Enough?

    Free – Live Webinar with Q & A!
    Wednesday, June 16, 2021
    7 – 8 pm Eastern
    Speaker: Leeann Fogelson, MSEd | Kurtz Psychology
    This webinar is geared toward parents and caretakers.

    Webinar Parents Helping Kids with Selective Mutism
  • Latest News

    Are you looking for a professional to treat your child?

    The treating professionals on this page represent various specialties that work with children with Selective Mutism. These listings can provide a source of referral information for parents seeking a treating professional for their child.

    SMA Toolkit for Educators

    SMA considered how best to collaborate with schools and decided to create a Toolkit for Educators. We are excited to share it with you. Please see and share this …

    Read More About the ToolKit for Educators
  • Latest News

    Sometimes It Is Not Just Shyness

    New York Times article by Shoshana Kordova – When my youngest daughter was 3 …

    Selective Mutism Association Diversity Statement

    The Selective Mutism Association (SMA) denounces all forms of racism and discrimination. We, as an organization, acknowledge that systemic oppression based on race, gender, sexual orientation, religion, socioeconomic status and many other social identities is an enduring aspect …

    Selective Mutism Association Diversity Statement