Early childhood condition makes speaking difficult



Selective mutism, an early childhood condition which causes those who have it to be unable to speak in certain situations, is as confusing as it is misunderstood, according to mental health experts. The disorder will be the focus of the next lunchtime meeting of the Conejo Valley Mental Health Professionals Association, which will take place at noon tomorrow, Jan. 9.
Judy Welch, a Thousand Oaksbased educational psychologist and family therapist, will be the featured speake...

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