Why Should I Participate in Research

Your participation is essential in helping researchers better understand Selective Mutism which may lead to more effective treatments that will ultimately help all of us impacted by the disorder. The more research conducted regarding Selective Mutism, the better the awareness and treatments will be. Historically, Selective Mutism research has been … more

To Participate Contact One of the Research Studies Below

What is the Impact of Childhood Selective Mutism on School Experience? A study done by the University of Southampton in the United Kingdom

Are you over the age of 18 and experienced selective mutism at school? If so, you are invited to participate in a study regarding how people who had selective mutism as a child feel it affected their school experience and what they believe to be barriers and facilitators of their social and academic achievements in school.

Please click the link below to take part in a 20-minute research study conducted by the University of Southampton and tell us about your experiences with selective mutism at school:


If you have any questions, you can contact the researcher Sophie Forster at: sjf1g18@soton.ac.uk

See the participant information sheet.
GDPR Participant Information Sheet

Explore how Children Think and Learn

Purpose: Provide data to promote further research in the advancement in treatment of Selective Mutism.

Research Study: Explore how Children Think and Learn

Time Needed to Complete: Child needed for 30-minutes (with you/caregiver the whole time)

Compensation: Every child will receive an extensive list of activities which can be done in quarantine, and every family will be entered to win one of 8 $25 Amazon gift cards

Dates to Meet: Very flexible. Whenever is best for you. This is completed via Zoom.
Contact Information: Paige Martin, martinp6@lasalle.edu

Flyer for the research study Explore how Children Think and Learn

What Services are Children with Selective Mutism Receiving in School? A study done by Cohen Children’s Medical Center/Northwell Health in New York.

This research study is looking for parents/legal guardians of elementary school children between 5-11 years old with selective mutism. Participants will complete an anonymous questionnaire that takes between 10-15 minutes. The purpose of this study is to better understand what types of services children with selective mutism are receiving in school.

For more information and to participate visit https://redcap.northwell.edu/surveys/?s=3CAME8R7RM

Communication and Behavior Factors in a Community Sample of Youth with Selective Mutism at UNLV, Las Vegas, NV

Do you have a child between the ages of 6 and 10 years old who is diagnosed with Selective Mutism? Would you like to help us learn more about this disorder? If so, please participate in our UNLV research study here:

Additional information can be found on the CHARISMA lab page here:

See the brochure for the Study of Communication and Behavior Factors in a Community Sample of Youth with Selective Mutism at UNLV, Las Vegas, NV