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

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) for Youth Anxiety and Related Disorders by Telehealth

The UCSF Wavefront Program is conducting a survey to better understand providers’ experiences conducting Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) for youth anxiety and related disorders by telehealth. We hope to use these results to better understand barriers and facilitators to delivering CBT via telehealth. This survey is open to licensed mental healthcare providers and trainees with experience conducting CBT for youth anxiety and related disorders by telehealth.

If you choose to be in the study, you will complete an anonymous and confidential Qualtrics survey online that takes about 15-20 minutes.

You can skip questions that you do not want to answer or stop the survey at any time. The survey is anonymous, and no one will be able to link your answers back to you. Please do not include your name or other information that could be used to identify you in the survey responses. Survey participants will have the option to be entered into a raffle to win a $50 Amazon gift card, and receive an infographic with survey results when available.

Please contact me (Anna Swan, anna.swan@ucsf.edu; (415) 476-8627) with questions about this study. If you have questions or concerns about your rights as a research participant, you can call the UCSF Institutional Review Board at 415-476-1814.

Being in this study is optional. If you want to participate, click the link to start the survey:


We really appreciate your help in filling out this survey! Thank you for your time and for your service. Please let us know if you have any questions or concerns.

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