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New Motivation – I Want To Change Something

Some of you might remember this blog post. Selective Mutism affects about every 1 in 1000 kid. It affected me. The truth is there is not enough knowledge anywhere about this anxiety disorder. There is not enough help for kids struggling and parents struggling. My mom and I was a team and we managed it together, I got through it stronger than ever. Sometimes you will need more help. You should be able to get professional help, it is such a serious disorder.

But where’s the help? Why is it that so many doctors, professionals in mental health – no one knows more about it? Why have teachers not been educated more about such a disorder, when time after time there’s someone right in front of them, in their class, struggling so terribly?

After my blog posts and shares in Facebook groups there have been people reaching out to me. A lot more then I would have thought. I hope my story can be an inspiration and that anyone struggling know that they can contact me wherever and whenever. I’m here. There has been kids, parents, teenagers and adults – it doesn’t matter what age, you can be affected regardless.

But it’s not enough, I know that. I want to work harder so that more people can get educated about this anxiety disorder. That teachers can understand they make it so much worse for someone with SM by trying to make them talk in class or punishing them because they are not speaking. So much worse!

And just using some of my platforms to talk more about this, and share it as well is somewhere to start. I’m motivated – more people needs to understand what Selective Mutism really is.

Photo on 07-01-18 at 20.09 #2

Photo on 07-01-18 at 20.09

I just got back from Oslo today and have been sitting in this same spot working and planning all day. Tiiiiired! But this is me right now so why not just share it with you guys. Hope everyone’s good ❤

7 thoughts on “New Motivation – I Want To Change Something

  1. Hi, my son 8 yrs has SM. We started a group here. When our website is ready could you post a photo of yourself with a testimonial saying something positive and helpful that this can be overcome?

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      1. Hi, that’s great!!! I will use your name and photo if you want. Please email me an inspirational sentence for others struggling to feel there is hope. ……written by successful model, you tuber, blogger etc. Thank you. Ann

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  2. Hello, i just want to say thank you so much for sharing this! I too had selective mutism and trying to raise awareness through my blog. I totally agree that there is not enough support out there for children who have it! We all need to stick together and be there for each other. I have written about my own experience about having SM which i was planning on uploading on Friday. It would be amazing if you could have a read and share your thoughts xx

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