mental health · Photographs · selective mutism

Is There Anything You Want To Know?

So after speaking and contacting different people around the world I have figured out the best way to reach a lot of people and spread more knowledge about SM for right now is to make a YouTube video.

I am really doing my best to be able to have talks about it and see people face to face because I think the affect is bigger, just from my own experience. I really want to be able to visit schools and talk with people working with kids, because that’s where the knowledge so desperately needs to be in order to help… But a great way to start is social media. And I also want to be able to inspire others that are struggling right now, and I know I could reach them with videos.

So with that, I want to know if there is anything you want to have answered? Any questions you have? My first video will mostly be about my own story and how it feels like growing up with selective mutism and not getting the help I should have gotten from the system and school… Write any questions in the comments, and I will answer them in either this video or the next one!

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Photo: @susiphotographer

Gjerne skriv ned spørsmål på norsk også, jeg tar de selvfølgelig med!

One thought on “Is There Anything You Want To Know?

  1. Marte, I will be watching your videos that you make. Right now my son will speak with a normal voice with whom he speaks, before it was with a quieter voice. We worked on volume and also recording his voice for the class to hear for 13 weeks. He still doesn’t speak with teachers and hasn’t spoken to someone new in about 2 years. Can you make a video on how to break the silence and start talking with a close friend? He speaks with 9 people. Thank you.

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