Selective Mutism Content Development


Content for ASHA's Practice Portal is developed through a  comprehensive process that includes multiple rounds of subject matter expert input and review. ASHA extends its gratitude to the following subject matter experts who were involved in the development of the Selective Mutism page:

  • Sharon Lee Armstrong, PhD
  • Rachel Cortese, MS, CCC-SLP
  • Joleen Fernald, PhD, CCC-SLP
  • Suzanne Hungerford, PhD, CCC-SLP
  • Evelyn Klein, PhD, CCC-SLP
  • Janet Middendorf, MA, CCC-SLP
  • Gail Richard, PhD, CCC-SLP
  • Robert Schum, PhD
  • Robert Thompson, PhD, CCC-SLP

Citing Practice Portal Pages

The recommended citation for this Practice Portal page is:

American Speech-Language-Hearing Association. (n.d.). Selective Mutism.  (Practice Portal). Retrieved month, day, year, from

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