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Selective Mutism: The Child Silenced by Social Anxiety. A Meta-Synthesis

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dc.contributor.author Merrill, Kellie
dc.date.accessioned 2014-11-05T20:44:08Z
dc.date.available 2014-11-05T20:44:08Z
dc.date.issued 2012-06-11
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/11122/4661
dc.description.abstract This meta-synthesis explores the subject of selective mutism across multiple age groups. Selective mutism is present in a very small percentage of students. Given the small number of students that have this disorder there is limited resources and professional collaboration options available for teachers. The low incident rate of selective mutism often leads to students being forgotten about in the classroom setting. Teachers do not know how to help them overcome their disorder and the students are not able to ask for the help they need. This exploration into selective mutism reviewed 30 articles on the topic and attempted to provide identifying characteristics of the disorder as well as interventions for educators to implement while working with students selective mutism. en_US
dc.language.iso en_US en_US
dc.publisher University of Alaska Southeast en_US
dc.subject Special Education en_US
dc.subject Social Anxiety en_US
dc.subject Selective Mutism en_US
dc.title Selective Mutism: The Child Silenced by Social Anxiety. A Meta-Synthesis en_US
dc.title.alternative The Child Silenced by Social Anxiety en_US
dc.type Thesis en_US


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