Other websites related to Selective Mutism, communication and mental health
1 Voice - Communicating
1Voice takes a family and social perspective on communication and recognises
the great need for adult role models to inspire children and families alike.
1Voice promotes families supporting each other to overcome the isolation
that being unable to speak can bring.
Raises awareness of the importance of speech, language and communication.
The National Autistic
The leading UK charity for people with autism (including Asperger syndrome) and
their families. We provide information, support and pioneering services, and campaign
for a better world for people with autism.
YoungMinds is the UK’s leading charity committed
to improving the emotional wellbeing and mental health of children and young people.
Being able to speak and communicate with other people is an essential life skill.
For most children and young people learning to communicate comes easily. For some
children and young people, however, it is a major challenge as they have a speech
and language impairment. Afasic England is working to support these children and
their parents, enabling them to overcome their speech and language difficulties.
Talk 4 Meaning
Talk 4 Meaning is a training and advisory service,
run by Michael Jones. Michael qualified as a Speech and Language Therapist, and
has worked as a teacher in nursery, primary, middle and special schools, and as
an advisory teacher, lecturer and storyteller. Michael was an Early Language Consultant
on the national 'Every Child a Talker' project.
Group ~ Childhood Anxiety Network
SMG, part of the Childhood Anxiety Network, is
a nonprofit organization dedicated to providing information, resources and support
to those impacted by a child with the anxiety disorder known as Selective Mutism
Selective Mutism Information & Research Association (UK) - support for
parents of young children with Selective Mutism.
Royal college of
speech & language therapists
The RCSLT is the professional body for speech and language therapists in the UK;
providing leadership and setting professional standards.
We facilitate and promote research into the field of speech and language therapy,
promote better education
and training of speech and language therapists and provide information for our members
and the public about speech and language therapy.
speech and language therapists in independent practice
The Association of Speech and Language Therapists in Independent Practice (ASLTIP)
provides information and a contact point for members of the public searching for
a private Speech and Language Therapist. For its members, ASLTIP provides support
and information on working as independent Speech and Language Therapists within
the United Kingdom.