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.
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.