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 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