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About Selective Mutism

Welcome to the website of SMIRA (Selective Mutism Information & Research Association). Please take some time to explore the site and learn about Selective Mutism (often referred to as ‘SM’), which can have a distressing effect not only on those with the condition but also on their families.

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About Selective Mutism

Selective Mustism (SM) is an anxiety disorder that prevents children speaking in certain situations such as at school or in public.

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About Us

SMIRA’s team consists mainly of volunteers who all have knowledge of selective mutism, whether as parents, professionals or from their own personal experience.

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“It’s so nice to share our journey, all we’ve learned, and ask for support for the newer things we are encountering – it truly is a lifeline”

“It’s so nice to share our journey, all we’ve learned, and ask for support for the newer things we are encountering – it truly is a lifeline”
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Information

A range of informative leaflets, available to download and share

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Parents

Parents

Information for parents

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Teens and adults

Teens and adults

Information for teens and adults

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Professionals

Professionals

Information for professionals

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Resources

A range of resources to consider for parents and carers or those involved in treating Selective Mutism.

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Training

Training

Current list of available training courses – please make enquiries direct to the organiser.

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Recommended Reading

Recommended Reading

A range of books for consideration.

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Latest News & Blogs

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Should I tell my child about selective mutism?

When I was thirty years old, I found out about a condition called selective mutism. My Mum mentioned it in a convers...

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SMIRA’s Annual Conference 2016

Save the date! Saturday, 20th February 2016 St James the Greater Church Hall, Leicester. 10.00 a.m. – 4.00 p.m. ...

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TRAINING COURSES

SMIRA is pleased to be hosting the following 1-day SM courses:

19th April 2016 – Core Level with Maggie Jo...

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SMIRA Shop

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Featuring a number of items available direct from SMIRA.

Featuring a number of items available direct from SMIRA.

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Fundraising

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<h3>Do you want to support SMIRA’s work?</h3>

<p>Learn more about donating and fundraising here!</p>

Do you want to support SMIRA’s work?

Learn more about donating and fundraising here!

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