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 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


The Speech-Language Pathologist’s Role in the Treatment of Selective Mutism in Children Research Study at the College of Wooster in Ohio

This research study is looking for any speech-language pathologist who works with preschool through elementary-aged children to complete a quick survey. The speech-language pathologist DOES NOT need to have any experience with selective mutism to respond. The purpose of this study is to collect data on SLP’s familiarity and knowledge in treating children with selective mutism.

For more information and to participate visit
https://wooster.co1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_1YsCPxm88BEFRiJ

See the flyer for The Speech-Language Pathologist’s Role in the Treatment of Selective Mutism in Children Research Study at the College of_Wooster in Ohio


What do young children with Selective Mutism think about in times of expected speech? A study done at La Salle University, Philadelphia, PA

This research study is looking for participants between the ages of 5 and 7 who have a diagnosis of selective mutism. Children will work with their caregiver to complete a booklet and a self-report measure asking about their thoughts. This study will help bring awareness and understanding to children with selective mutism. Children will receive an extensive activity list that can be done during quarantine and caregivers will be entered into a raffle to win one of 8 $25 Visa gift cards. This study will be completed over Zoom.

For more information see the La Salle Research Study Brochure Investigating the Thoughts of Children With Selective Mutism


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:
https://unlv.co1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_1TFqDRPGlXmKfQ1

Additional information can be found on the CHARISMA lab page here:
https://charismalab.wixsite.com/home/selective-mutism-lab

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


Emotions and Parenting in Childhood (EPIC) Study at Florida International University, Miami, FL

Research study participants children ages 5 to 10 years old who have a diagnosis of selective mutism. This research study will help us learn about behavior, emotion and physiological development in children with and without selective mutism. Parents and their child will complete games together. Receive $50 in gift cards.

Emotions and Parenting in Childhood (EPIC) Study at Florida International University, Miami, FL