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Uniquely Qualified Instructor

Maribeth Plankers has been a practicing speech-language pathologist for over 32 years. She works with children and adults of all ages and ability levels in the school setting, residential centers, clinical settings, and in private consultation. MariBeth focuses on working with mobile devices and apps, assistive technology and universal design for learning for students with reading, writing, speaking, and listening needs.

MariBeth’s experience as a speech-language pathologist and assistive technology professional has given her additional insight into uniting the clinical and educational skills needed to collaborate and work in an inclusive team setting. She is the author of Making Best Use of Apps and Other Cutting-Edge Technology Resources to Enhance Your School-Based SPEECH-LANGUAGE Program, the extensive resource handbook you will receive at the seminar.

Spending the day with MariBeth is a rich opportunity filled with practical, proven, ready-to-use strategies and ideas for using mobile devices, apps and outstanding online resources to support your speech-language students, save you time and enhance the success of your therapy program.

What Your Colleagues Say About Your Presenter

Best training experience I’ve had in a long time! Extensive amount of information that I am able to put to practice immediately!”
- Melissa Andelman, Speech-Language Pathologist

MariBeth is knowledgeable, personal and accessible! I gained so much knowledge I can use with my students!”
- Tammy Oertel, Speech-Language Pathologist

“I learned so much and loved the way the seminar and apps were broken into segments corresponding to the areas I cover with my students!”
- Angela Hunter, Speech-Language Pathologist

Great presentation by an amazing SLP! I can’t wait to try out these new apps!”
- Jane Voroba, Speech-Language Pathologist

“Such an informative seminar with excellent materials! MariBeth’s resource handbook is a wonderful resource!”
- Carol Berler, Speech-Language Pathologist

“This is the best seminar on mobile device technology that I have attended! The handbook with descriptions of apps is worth its weight in gold!”
- Catherine Lanciault, Speech-Language Pathologist

Best SLP seminar! Definitely worth the time and money!”
- Sherrie McNamara, Speech-Language Pathologist

“MariBeth is dynamic, energetic and really connects with the audience! Excellent information and a great resource handbook!”
- Dana Montefusco, Speech-Language Pathologist

“I’m definitely excited about all the new apps I can explore and use!”
- Caitlin McInnes, Speech-Language Pathologist

“MariBeth is so knowledgeable about her content and provides diverse and in-depth resources!”
- Rebeca Sampelayo, Speech-Language Pathologist

Superb instructor! MariBeth is enthusiastic, informative, engaging, and thoughtful!”
- Andrea Manigault, Speech-Language Pathologist