High Praise for the Growing G.R.E.E.N. InterActions Social Literacy Program from Maryellen Rooney Moreau, the founder of MindWing Concepts and developer of the Story Grammar Marker®.
Maryellen Rooney Moreau is well known by many school-based speech-language pathologists for having developed very useful methodology and materials that help students break down narratives into their component parts so they could be understood. With Maryellen’s approaches such as the Story Grammar Marker®, students also effectively learn the language involved in summarizing these narratives. They also learn to develop critical thinking, using tools such as the Critical Thinking Triangle® to gain more awareness about how people are feeling, what they are thinking and what they are planning. In her recent blog, called Maryellen’s Musings, she shared how her own methodologies related to two articles and a program that she found in her research about trauma-informed programs and trauma-sensitive approaches. I was honored to find that my Growing G.R.E.E.N. InterActions Social Literacy Program was the program she found to be useful as a trauma-informed program and a trauma-sensitive approach.
Successful Seminar and Exhibition about Growing G.R.E.E.N. InterActions at #ASHA19, ASHA’s Annual Conference in Orlando
Herb, Joanne and Janis, the G.R.E.E.N. Team of Hein SLP Inc., all took the opportunity to introduce the Growing G.R.E.E.N. InterActions Social Literacy Program to speech-language pathologists (SLPs) from all over the country who visited our booth at the Annual Convention in Orlando for the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association. We showed examples of the lessons in the InterActive Lesson Book, the numerous visual strategies (Wise Action Tools), the hands-on items from the InterActive Toolbox, and graphs and evaluation charts showing social behavior progress resulting from the program’s use in treatment. Visitors to our booth were able to hear Herb’s Songs for Guiding G.R.E.E.N. Thoughts, the companion album for the program. We met many SLPs who were very interested in what they saw and eager to integrate the program in their own schools and clinics.
Looking forward to next week's American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) Convention in Los Angeles
We are excited to be attending the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) Convention for continuing our professional education, procuring the latest in materials, and celebrating our anniversary of meeting each other 40 years ago at the ASHA convention in Chicago! We'll also be telling others about our social skills program that will be available very soon! For more information about the convention, visit www.asha.org/events/convention/.
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Herb and Joanne Hein