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

In Person
Tatyana Elleseff, MA, CCC-SLP
October 20 2017
Event Type: 
Live Event
Speech-Language Pathology
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Please Note: The workshop described below has been cancelled. In it's place, SAC will be hosting a 2-part webinar series. For more information, please click here.


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.)


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.

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,, as well as the North American Council on Adoptable Children (NACAC).