Now Available For Preorder
- DVD Video - 4+ hours Instructions
- Multi-disc DVD recording with electronic manual and instructions.
- MARY ASPER, MS, CCC-SLP
- PESI Publishing & Media
- 3/15/2018 - Available Now for Pre-Order
- CE Available:
- Yes, See CE credit tab for complete continuing education details
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- Formulate and implement plans for comprehensive evaluation to identify diagnostic criteria and underlying deficits present in students with reading, written expression, or math learning difficulties.
- Develop IEPs or 504 plans that provide students with the instruction and support they need to be successful in reading, writing, math, listening comprehension, and oral expression.
- Choose student-centered accommodations based on recommendations of the International Dyslexia Association and Americans with Disabilities Act.
- Design effective strategies to treat underlying deficits in the areas of executive function visual processing, auditory processing, phonemic/phonological awareness, memory, and anxiety to improve reading, writing and math skills.
- Teach students self-advocacy and anxiety management skills related to classroom performance, meeting deadlines, and project completion.
- Utilize low-tech and high-tech assistive technology supports to help students access information through text, improve study skills, complete written assignments and help with math calculation.
Evaluate and Assess for:
- Dyslexia, Dysgraphia and Dyscalculia
- Anxiety and stress: physical and emotional
- IEPs and 504’s
- Accommodations and supports
Sensory Development - Auditory Processing
- Executive Function
- Auditory Processing
- Visual Processing
- Phonemic Awareness
Sensory Development - Vision
- Typical Development
- Impact on Reading and Writing
- Auditory attention
- Focused listening
- Sound discrimination
- Typical Development
- Impact on reading, writing and math
- Behavioral Optometry
- Visual attention
- Visual sequential memory
- Visual form constancy
- Using colored overlays
- Typical Development
- Impact on reading and writing
- Effect on comprehension
- Sound/symbol correspondence
- Auditory bombardment
- Chunking and blending
- Whole-classroom activities
More Treatment Strategies for…
- Ability vs. Performance
- How to recognize anxiety in the classroom
- Planning and organizing to reduce anxiousness
- Creating opportunities for success in the classroom
- Peer support
Dyslexia, Dysgraphia and Dyscalculia in the Classroom
- Written Expression
- Math Concepts and Calculation
Case Studies/Experiential Group Activity
- When, why, and how to introduce Assistive
- Hands-on activities
- Create an intervention plan for LD students
MARY ASPER, MS, CCC-SLP
Mary B. Asper, MS, CCC-SLP, has over 40 years’ experience working with children, adults, families and educators from all walks of life in many different capacities. For the last 10 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 for dyslexia, including diagnosis, program development and implementation, therapeutic intervention and professional development for SLPs and educators. Mary has developed strategies to address linguistic, cognitive and social concerns based on best-practice recommendations and current neuro-scientific findings, through her work with students from the early grades through high school. Mary is the president and speech-language pathologist for her company, Coddling Hollow Associates, Inc. and coordinates a team of related professionals who serve students with severe language learning disabilities and communication disorders. She holds certification from the American Speech-Language Association, is a former board member for the Vermont Speech-Language Association and an instructor in Special Topics: Language Disorder for Lyndon State College in Vermont.
Course Content Disclosure:
Participants will be exposed to, but not formally trained in, the use of auditory integration therapies within the
content of this course. ASHA Position Policy states that Auditory Integration Therapy (AIT) has not met scientific standards for efficacy that
would currently justify its usage.
Financial: Mary B. Asper maintains a private practice. She receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc.
Nonfinancial: Mary B. Asper serves on the board of the Vermont Speech-Language Hearing Association.
Continuing Education Credits
CE Information Coming Soon
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CEs may be available for select professions, as listed in the target audience. Hours will be dependent on the actual recording time. Please check with your state licensing board or organization for specific requirements.
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**Materials that are included in this course may include interventions and modalities that are beyond the authorized practice of mental health professionals. As a licensed professional, you are responsible for reviewing the scope of practice, including activities that are defined in law as beyond the boundaries of practice in accordance with and in compliance with your professions standards.
Counselors, Social Workers, Psychologists, Speech-Language Pathologists, Teachers, Occupational Therapists & Occupational Therapy Assistants, Other Helping Professionals that Work with Children
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