Uniquely Qualified Instructor
MARY B. ASPER has focused her school-based SLP practice on individualized therapeutic interventions for neurologically diverse children, including autistic students and children with emotional-behavioral challenges, adverse childhood experiences (trauma), and students experiencing significantly delayed communication development. As a consultant, she has developed tools for program assessment, individualized curricula, paraeducator and educator collaboration, and team training that have proven successful in public school settings as well as in independent alternative and private schools. Her areas of specialty include Social Cognition, Social Communication, Alternative/ Augmentative Communication, Assistive Technology, and Executive Function. Mary has served on the board of her state’s Speech-Language Hearing Association. She is a recipient of ASHA’s ACE award for continuing education and is an Autism Spectrum Disorder Clinical Specialist. Mary is also the author of, School-Based Speech-Language Pathologists: Powerful Strategies for Reducing Challenging Behaviors to Increase Student Success, the extensive resource handbook you will receive at her seminar. Join Mary for an interactive, engaging, and fun day filled with highly effective, practical ideas and strategies you can use immediately to reduce challenging behaviors and increase student success.
What Your Colleagues Say About Your Presenter
"Great ideas and very practical! I loved Mary’s energy and her examples, which made the content relatable."
"I enjoyed today. Thanks for the wonderful handbook and materials."
"Mary was great about answering questions from the audience. Thanks!"
"The examples from challenging students Mary has worked with were very beneficial to my learning."
"I really learned a lot today and I look forward to making an even greater difference with my students."
"This seminar provided many practical and useful approaches for helping students with challenging behaviors."
"I’m excited to walk away with a resource handbook loaded with highly applicable activities to use with my students of all ages."