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Selective Mutism Resource Manual (2nd Edition - 2016)

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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.

Suggested Readership
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]

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