Selective Mutism, How Shy Is Too Shy?: Child Mind Institute Video

When should you worry about your child's shyness?
Selective Mutism: How Shy Is Too Shy?
Selective Mutism: How Shy Is Too Shy?

Steven Kurtz, PhD, ABPP
Senior Director, ADHD and Disruptive Behavior Disorders Center; Director, Selective Mutism Program
Child Mind Institute

If your child talks up a storm at home but not at school or she doesn't participate in activities she loves in social settings, she may have an anxiety disorder called selective mutism.

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