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, Codding 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 Asper maintains a private practice and has an employment relationship with Charis Learning Center, Inc. She receives a speaking honorarium and recording royalties from PESI, Inc. Ms. Ashley receives a speaking honorarium from the Bureau of Education and Research. She has no relevant financial relationships with ineligible organizations.
Non-financial: Mary Asper has a brother and niece with dyslexia.