How to Survive IEP Season

Course Number
This course is FREE for ALL members of, unlimited memberships start at $89/year: Become a Member
Presenter: Marisha McGrorty, MS, CCC-SLP
In this course, Marisha shares practical strategies and tools to help SLPs conquer the never-ending pile of paperwork on their desks. From time-saving tips to write effective IEPs and evaluations to recommendations for handouts to better inform parents and teachers, SLPs will walk away with a variety of strategies to better manage their workload.


By the conclusion of this course, participants will be able to:

  1. Identify three strategies that he/she can use to streamline the paperwork process.
  2. Describe the importance of collecting language samples.
  3. Identify three strategies that he/she can use when collecting language samples.
About Marisha: Marisha earned her Master's degree in Speech-Language Pathology from the University of Washington. She has worked as a school-based SLP and shares therapy ideas and resources on her blog (SLP Now). Marisha also developed a membership for SLPs that includes digital tools and resources to streamline evidence-based therapy.
Additional Information

This course is offered for 0.1 ASHA CEUs (Introductory Level, Professional Area)

Time-Ordered Agenda:

0-5 minutes: Introduction

5-8 minutes: Strategy 1: Schedule It Out

8-14 minutes: Strategy 2: Checklists

14-17 minutes: Strategy 3: Organization Systems

17-20 minutes: Strategy 4: Templates

20-25 minutes: Strategy 5: Text Expanders

25-27 minutes: Strategy 6: Find and Replace

27-34 minutes: Strategy 7: Easy Language Samples

34-40 minutes: Strategy 8: Handouts

40-44 minutes: Strategy 9: Gratitude

44-46 minutes: Strategy 10: Connect with SLPs

46-49 minutes: Strategy 11: Interrupt

49-60 minutes: Q&A

Disclosure Statement for Marisha McGrorty:

Financial: Marisha McGrorty is a presenter for and receives royalties.

Nonfinancial: No relevant nonfinancial relationships exist.

Copyright © 2020 All rights reserved.
Learning Management System (LMS) is copyrighted by Copyright © 2017 Vector Solutions JPR-OH-WEB02