Bridging the Silence: Selective Mutism

Topic: Special Education/Gifted
Instructor: Nancy Moretti
Method: Face to Face (WRK)
Sponsor: AU Northwest Center
Center Offered: NWPD

Course Description:

This 12.5-hour self-paced (1 credit hour) course equips educators with effective strategies to support children experiencing selective mutism, a severe anxiety disorder characterized by a child's inability to speak in certain social settings. Through an in-depth exploration of the underlying factors of selective mutism, participants will learn to develop a sensitive and inclusive classroom environment. The course emphasizes hands-on approaches, allowing educators to craft intervention strategies that foster communication and inclusivity. Questions: Contact Professor Nancy Moretti  

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Course Documents:
Cost: $291
Timespan of Course:
September 25, 2023 to August 20, 2024
Contact E-mail:

Meeting Times

  • Day and Time of Meeting: 
    Monday, September 25, 2023 - 12:30am to Tuesday, August 20, 2024 - 12:30am
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Course Number: EDU*6360*A7
Academic Term: 24/GW
Academic Level: GW
Semester Hours: 1.00
Subject: EDU