One Federal Street
Springfield, MA 01105-1222
Professional Development Coordinator
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MindWing Concepts provides professional development workshops and multisensory materials. Our goal is to give every child- regardless of age, ability or culture the skills to think, communicate & learn effectively in order to achieve academic and social success.
MindWing Concepts' was founded in 1994 by Maryellen Rooney Moreau, M.Ed. CCC-SLP after years of research and practice working with school-aged children and at the college level in the area of language and literacy. MindWing Concepts was born of Maryellen's passion: to teach children to think and communicate.
Our most recognizable tools are the Story Grammar Marker® and Braidy the StoryBraid® for narrative development. For expository text, we have ThemeMaker® and for writing, Talk to Write, Write to Learn™. The Autism Collection is our newest set of materials, featuring 3 books: It's All About the Story!, Making Connections! and Facilitating Relationships! Six-Second-Stories™ and other Social Communication Strategies for Educators and Parents of Children with Social Learning Challenges.
MindWing's language-thinking-social methodology links oral language development to comprehension, writing, critical thinking and social-emotional growth. Aligned with National Initiatives, State Standards and Curriculum Goals, thousands of professionals have attended our workshops and our materials are in use in the hands of over a million children worldwide!