Most people think that we are being stubborn or that we actually get to choose when we are able to talk or not. This is definitely not the case. Selective mutism is not an easy condition to manage.
Teens Bekki Semenova and Ellie Rebarbar shine a light on selective mutism, an anxiety disorder that is often misunderstood and needs more awareness and acceptance.
Bekki explains why am autism pride day is needed and what it means to her.