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Support our colorful children's book about fear of speaking! Every contribution counts.

Have you ever been afraid to talk? Some children experience this on a daily basis. They do want to talk but they can’t and dare not, especially not at school. Their fear feels, as if it is closing their throat. This anxiety does not disappear on its own. These children do not talk to certain people and in certain situations sometimes for years.
Selective mutism occurs in about 1 to 7 out of 1,000 children. Based on this estimate we can calculate that in Flanders and the Netherlands annually about 200 to 1,500 additional children appear with this problem.
Many parents and professionals don’t know this disorder. It is often thought that it will pass or that the child will grow out of it. However, it requires a process of therapy over years to help the child/youngster to overcome this disorder.
Children need stories in which they can recognize themselves and understand other children. To help achieve this, Winny Ang, a child psychiatrist will write the story. Fatinha Ramos, an illustrator with international reputation, will illustrate Winny Ang’s wonderful story.

The working group 'Selective Mutism Flanders' and 'Studio Sesame' are joining forces to make possible the creation and production of this colorful children's book.

Help us to promote an awareness of selective mutism. Every contribution counts! Please support our children's book in whatever way you can. Thanks.

Regarding to the video with English translation: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lNc7PM_Gkd8

 

Funders

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Anonymous

veel succes gewenst

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Anonymous

€ 25,00

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Anonymous

€ 100,00

Succes ! Van Walter en Myrna

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Anonymous

€ 25,00
€ 25,00

Bedankt aan allen die zich dag na dag inzetten om selectief mutisme bespreekbaar en bekend te maken. Dit prentenboek zal daar ongetwijfeld een flink steentje aan bijdragen! Keep up the good work !

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Anonymous

€ 25,00

Alle hulp en informatie is heel erg welkom want er is heel wat onbegrip over praatangst, zeker als je geen kleuter meer bent!

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Anonymous

Bijdrage fam. Van Geystelen-Dieleman

€ 25,00

Heel veel succes met jullie mooie project!

€ 25,00

Ik ben alvast erg benieuwd naar het boek. Veel succes gewenst!

€ 200,00

Veel succes met het mooie project. José Decroix

€ 25,00

Veel succes met jullie prentenboek! Het wordt ongetwijfeld een mooi verhaal! Groetjes, Asma

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Anonymous

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Anonymous

€ 100,00

Hopelijk kunnen we hiermee niet enkel ons Clara helpen maar ook andere kindjes

€ 100,00

Ik hoop dat het een mooi boek wordt. Waarschijnlijk wel. Ik hoop dat kleine kinderen er iets aan hebben.

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Anonymous

€ 25,00

Omdat ik zo veel lieve dingen van je meter over jou hoor Clara!

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Anonymous

€ 25,00

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Anonymous

€ 50,00

Een schitterend initiatief. Veel succes en ik kijk uit naar het prentenboek van de twee auteurs.

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Reasons to invest

Children need stories to be able to recognize themselves in those stories and to better understand the behaviour of other children.

Focus points

Winny Ang and Fatinha Ramos are experience authors with an international reputation.

Opportunities

The children's book will be sold in bookshops or online.

Competitors and threats

Please help us bring selective mutism into the public attention. We need your support, every contribution matters!