Why this girl didn’t speak at school until she was seven

Ruweyda is seven years old and has only recently started talking in school.

She suffers from a condition called selective mutism, a severe anxiety disorder that means she’s unable to speak in certain social situations. School used to be one of those places – until she started music therapy classes.

Produced by Cebo Luthuli.

Article source: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-39435646

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