The Selective Mutism Resource Manual (2nd Edition) by Maggie Johnson & Alison Wintgens
Selectively mute children are at a significant disadvantage personally, socially and educationally. This unique second edition manual emphasises practical assessment and treatment and provides advice and information, filling a significant gap in the availability of suitable resources in this field.
This practical resource:
- Uses an approach based on behavioural principles and a hierarchy of stages of confident speaking originally conceived by Anthony Glassberg
- Summarises relevant literature and theory and provides detailed ideas on assessment and management
- Includes case examples, photocopiable material, and a discussion about progress, transfer and discharge
- Is written for teachers, clinical and educational psychologists, speech & language therapists, child psychiatrists and parents.
Teachers, clinical and educational psychologists, speech & language therapists, child psychiatrists, parents
About the authors:
Maggie Johnson is a UK speech and language therapist specialising in childhood communication disorders. Her experience in education and community settings spans twenty years in special schools, language units, mainstream schools, clinics and multi-agency centres. Maggie works for East Kent Community NHS Trust and is Manager for Paediatric Services in Thanet.
Alison Wintgens is a speech and language therapist at St. George’s Hospital, London, in the Department of Child and Adolescent Mental Health. She has extensive experience of working with children and adolescents with a range of communication disorders and additional behavioural or psychiatric problems.
[Code: SM-0133; 312 Pages]
[Authors: Maggie Johnson & Alison Wintgens; Age Suitability: All]