Tuesday, November 6, 2012

10 Ways to Help a Selectively Silent Child

Whether you're a parent, teacher or friend of a selectively silent child, there is always something you can do to help her succeed, excel, or simply feel at ease.

Here are some ideas:

1 Recognize her victories.

2 But don't make a big deal out of them.

3 Play a game that doesn't involve talking.

4 Draw attention away from her.

5 Take a yoga class together.

6 Stand up for her.

7 Hug her!

8 Read a child-friendly book about anxiety together.

9 Tell her about a time you were anxious.

10 Advocate for her.


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