Lindsey Bergman (2013): Treatment for Children with Selective Mutism: An Integrative Behavioral Approach, Therapist Guide (Oxford University Press)

M. Johnson & A.Wintgens (2016): The Selective Mutism Resource Manual 2. edition (Speechmark)

Ruth Perednik (2016, 2.painos): The Selective Mutism Treatment Guide: Manuals for Parents, Teachers and Therapists

Netistä löytyy PCIT-SM (Parent Child Interaction Therapy for Selective Mutism) nettikoulutus (Selective Mutism University-sivuilla) 

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"Can I tell you about selective mutism" Maggie Johnson ja Alison Wintgens

"Can´t Talk, Want to Talk" Jo Levett

"Unspoken words" Sophia Bulm ja Elisa Shipon-Blum

"The Loudest Roar" Clair Maskell

"My Friend Daniel Doesn´t Talk" Sharon L Longo

"Maya´s voice" Wen-wen Cheng

"Lola´s/Leo´s words dissapeared", Elaheh Bos

"My name is Eliza and I don´t talk at school" Lucy Nathanson


"Puhu, Nelli, puhu" Heidi Silvan


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