Summer 2021 at St. Mark School

The Loyola University Speech-Language-Hearing Sciences Department, through the Loyola Clinical Centers, will be conducting group articulation therapy and literacy skill development: reading readiness, and writing/reading comprehension. Services will be provided by graduate speech-language pathology clinicians under the supervision of a licensed and certified speech-language pathologist.

  • Reading Readiness Skills: The following language literacy skills will be targeted:  phonological awareness, letter/sound association, story comprehension and retell.
    • Ages: Students entering Kindergarten-3rd grade /groups of 2-3 students
  • Reading Comprehension and Writing Skills: Small group instruction targeting development of reading comprehension, narration and writing skills.
    • Ages: Students entering 4th-6th/groups of 2-3 students
  • Articulation Therapy: Will address speech sound errors. Group therapy Students will be grouped according to age/grade/speech sound errors. 
    • Ages: Students entering Kindergarten-4th grade/ groups 2-3 students

Screening Dates

May 25-27 by appointment

Virtual Parent Meeting

Monday, June 21, 2021

  • 7-7:30 p.m.: Reading Readiness
  • 7:45-8:15 p.m.: Articulation and Comprehension & Writing Programs

Program Dates

  • Program begins: Tuesday, June 22, 2021
  • Program ends: Thursday, July 22 or Tuesday, July 27, 2021
Reading Readiness Skills (Rising K-3rd)
Tuesdays, 9:30-noon
Thursdays, 9:30-noon
Articulation Group Therapy (Rising K-4th)
Tuesdays, 1:15- 3:45
Thursdays, 1:15-3:45
Reading & Writing (Rising 4th - 6th)
Tuesdays, 1:15-3:45
Thursdays, 1:15-3:45


St. Mark School
26 Melvin Ave. Catonsville, MD 21228


  • $250: One – 2 day a week program/5-week session = Ten, 2.5  hour sessions
  • $500: Two – 2 day a week programs/5-week session 

How to Register

Please call 410-617-1250 to register for the Reading Readiness skills group, Reading Comprehension and Writing Skills group, and/or the Articulation Therapy program by May 12, 2021. You will be contacted by May 21, 2021 to schedule the initial screening. Space is limited.


Contact Mary Lee Walls, MS, CCC-SLP at 410-617-1250 or