Selective Mutism

When stress piles up, many autistic people find themselves going selectively mute. Selective mutism is not a choice. While NTs can learn a variety of strategies for communicating with their selectively mute/semi-verbal/nonverbal loved ones, many autistic people often still want to communicate their needs and feelings during these times. Here are a few ideas for […]

Communicating During Selective Mutism

When stress piles up, many autistics find themselves going selectively mute. Selective mutism is not a choice. While NTs can learn a variety of strategies for communicating with their selectively mute/semiverbal/nonverbal loved ones, many autistics often still want to commincate their needs and feelings during these times. Here are a few ideas for communicating when […]