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


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


Is Your Child Extremely Shy – University of Central Florida, Orlando, FL

In this study, your child will be asked to read aloud in front of you and a friendly research assistant. While doing so, this study will assess your child’s anxiety and your child’s heart rate, breathing rate, and muscle tension during the read-aloud tasks.

More information for Is Your Child Extremely Shy – University of Central Florida, Orlando, FL