Care recipient (cr) refuses to talk

Try: Set communication goals try to get the cr to talk a little bit when in different environments try to help the cr become more comfortable as he works through his anxiety over social situations visit the cr at the day center or other places where the cr spends time out of the house where only the care giver cg and family members are present visit with the cr when there there’s no one else around never pressure the cr to speak no matter how embarrassed others may feel

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Categories: Sage, Topic, Communication, Emotional Psychological

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References: how to deal with a child’s selective mutism available at

Keywords: Won’t talk silence refuses to speak mute anxiety shy

*This information is listed as a Tip and is not explicitly medically licensed

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