Institute for Educational Development

Uniquely Qualified Instructor

Mary B. Asper, MS, CCC-SLP, has extensively worked with students, educators and families from all walks of life as a school-based SLP. For many years, Mary’s focus has been on developing and implementing effective techniques and strategies to help students with language learning disabilities succeed in school. She is involved in all areas of treatment, including diagnosis, program development and implementation, therapeutic intervention, and professional development for SLPs and educators.

Working with students in grades PreK-12, Mary has developed strategies to address linguistic, cognitive and social concerns based on best-practice recommendations and the latest neuro-scientific research findings. Mary coordinates a team of related professionals who serve students with severe language learning disabilities and communication disorders. She is a former board member for her state’s Speech-Language Association and is the author of SPEECH-LANGUAGE PATHOLOGISTS: Strengthening Social Communication Skills, the extensive resource handbook each participant will receive at the seminar.

Above all, Mary is passionate about sharing the latest, research-based, highly practical interventions that fellow school-based SLPs can immediately use with their own students.

What Your Colleagues Say About Your Presenter

“Great, very useful information! Awesome ideas for therapy!

“Mary was extremely informative and very pleasant. Lots of great ideas.”

“I really learned so much today and I look forward to making an even greater difference.”

“This seminar provided many practical and useful approaches for treatment of social communication deficits.”

Well-organized and presented in an easy to follow manner.”

“I’m excited to walk away with a resource handbook loaded with highly applicable activities to use with my students of all ages.”

“Thank you, Mary, for helping me fill my ‘bag of tricks’ with enriching activities and ideas!”

Dynamic and packed full of resources that I can implement immediately. Loved it!”

Great seminar! I really love Mary’s energy, ideas and overall presentation.”

Outstanding! Mary is so knowledgeable about social communication and had a wealth of information for identifying and treating social communication deficits.”

“This is the best seminar I have attended in years. I can use these techniques tomorrow,and I’m leaving with something for all the kiddos I serve. Great job, Mary!”