SAC Workshop: Best Practices in Bilingual Speech, Language and Literacy Assessment and Intervention for S-LPs

Type: 
In Person
Presenter: 
Tatyana Elleseff, MA, CCC-SLP
Date: 
October 20 2017
Event Type: 
Live Event
Location: 
Saskatchewan
Category: 
Speech-Language Pathology
SAC Event: 
CEE Eligible: 
Yes
Price: 
Paid
PD Hub Category: 
Workshops

Time: 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. (CST)

City: Saskatoon, SK

Venue: To be determined

Fees

SAC Members & Associates

Non-Members and Associates

Early Bird Registration Fee (on or before September 20, 2017)

Regular Registration Fee (after September 20, 2017)

Early Bird Registration Fee (on or before September 20, 2017)

Regular Registration Fee (after September 20, 2017)

$229 member

$279 member

$379 member

$429 member

$129 communication health assistant associate

$179 communication health assistant associate

$259 communication health assistant associate

$309 communication health assistant associate

$114 student associate

$139 student associate

$189 student associate

$214 student associate

Cancellation Policy: No refunds will be given after September 20, 2017. A $60 administration fee will apply to ALL refunds. All refunds will be issued after the workshop.

Register online today. (Space is limited!)

Description

Intended audience: Speech-language pathologists, communication health assistants, students

Age groups: Pre-School (0-5) and school-aged (6-17)

Level: Intermediate (Assumes general familiarity with the literature and professional practice within the areas covered.)

Abstract:

This presentation discusses how S-LPs can provide effective evidence-based practice speech-language assessments to differentiate between bilingual English language learners and bilinguals with primary language impairment. It also offers recommendations regarding therapeutic interventions for bilingual children with language impairments.

Learning Objectives:

After the completion of this workshop the participants will be able to:

  1. Compare and contrast simultaneous and sequential bilingual language development including important bilingual language milestones
  2. Describe characteristics of primary language impairment vs. subtractive language acquisition
  3. Describe research-driven practices in dynamic assessment of bilingual learners
  4. List components of effective literacy instruction for bilingual learners
  5. Discuss strategies of teacher collaboration in the classroom to strengthen the literacy outcomes of bilingual learners

This workshop is eligible for SAC CEEs.

Presenter Biography

Tatyana Elleseff, MA, CCC-SLP

Tatyana Elleseff, MA, CCC-SLP is a bilingual speech-language pathologist who specializes in working with multicultural, internationally adopted, domestically adopted and at-risk children with complex communication disorders in both hospital and private practice settings. Tatyana has been published in several magazines including Adoption Today, Adoption Advocate, Advance for Speech Language Pathologists as well as ASHA Perspectives on School-Based and Global Issues. She has presented for numerous medical, academic and non-profit organizations as well as speech-language hearing associations (NJ, MI, IL, LI, etc.) including but not limited to the American Academy of Pediatrics, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, Speechpathology.com, as well as the North American Council on Adoptable Children (NACAC).