Jenkintown

Pennsylvania, United States

Jenkintown

Pennsylvania, United States
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We're a non-profit with
one goal in mind.

Selective Mutism Research Institute (SMRI) is ridding the silence
of Selective Mutism through research.

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We're here to make progress.
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Our strategy and everyday tasks are revolved around results.
We are committed to having a dedicated and caring team.

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We're all about
education.

Spreading knowledge through professional
presentations, posters, and workshops.

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SMRI.
We're committed to research.

Selective Mutism Research Institute (SMRI) is dedicated to increasing knowledge
and awareness of Selective Mutism and related social communication disorders.

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Ridding the Silence of Selective Mutism Through Research

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The Press Room provides updates on the SMRI team and includes upcoming presentations and appearances from SMRI, as well as when new research is released to the general public.

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The following professional and scientific presentations have been completed with the support from the Selective Mutism Research Institute.

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Contains a list of professional organizations that provide info, continuing education, and research on selective mutism and other related social communication disorders.

What is SM?

Selective Mutism (SM) is a childhood anxiety disorder characterized by a child’s inability to speak and communicate effectively in select social settings, such as school. These children are able to speak and communicate in settings where they are comfortable, secure, and relaxed. To learn more, click the link below.

What is Selective Mutism? →

What we do

Our research has demonstrated that a key aspect to success in treatment is understanding and addressing the child’s unique needs; hence addressing the whole child, not his/her mutism.  

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For our recent publications and professional / scientific presentations, contact us and we’ll send them your way!

What is Selective Mutism?

Read some Frequently Asked Questions about Selective Mutism by kids, parents, and school professionals alike.

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We’d love to help you or answer any questions you may have. Email us and we’ll get back to you as soon as we can.

Overcoming Selective Mutism is possible!

Selective Mutism is an everyday struggle for many individuals of all ages in all types of settings. We believe that an effective assessment and treatment approach is critical for success in overcoming this disorder.

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Selective Mutism is a social communication anxiety disorder where mutism is merely a symptom. Our research shows that understanding the whole child is the key to successful treatment.

Dr. Elisa Shipon-Blum

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