Essex Selective Mutism Interest Group (ESMIG)

The Essex Selective Mutism Interest Group is a professional network focused on developing knowledge, understanding and skills of the workforce in relation to selective mutism in children and young people.

The network is coordinated by the Specialist Teaching and Preschool Service, and membership extends to representatives from the Educational Psychology Service, Speech & Language Therapy Service, and school SENCO network.

Two divisional groups have been established for professionals in Mid/North-East and South/West areas of Essex.

The network develops information resources and guidance for other schools and parents in line with best practice.

Take a look at our Pinterest board: Essex Selective Mutism SIG

Further information and advice on Selective Mutism can be found at: Selective Mutism Information & Research Association A support group and services for young people and adults with Selective Mutism

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Who the service provides for

Professionals whose work requires specialist knowledge and understanding of selective mutism in children and young people.

Hours of operation

The groups meet termly. Education practitioners may contact the group at any time for professional advice.

How the service is accessed

Professionals who wish to join this network should contact:

Operational locations

  • Essex


County Hall
Market Road