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

Tatyana Elleseff, MA, CCC-SLP
October 19 2017
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Live Event
Speech-Language Pathology
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Part 1: October 19, 2017
Time: 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm Eastern (Please note that this is a 90-minute event)

Part 2: November 14, 2017
Time: 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm Eastern (Please note that this is a 90-minute event)

Presented by Tatyana Elleseff, MA, CCC-SLP

Registration closed.

Please note that this is a 2-part webinar series. You must register for both Part 1 and Part 2 separately. Part 1 is a prerequisite to Part 2.

SAC Members and Associates

Non-Members and Associates

$45 member/associate

$55 non-member

$35 student associate

$40 student non-member

$110 member/associate group rate (3 or more)

$130 non-member group rate (3 or more)

These live webinars WILL NOT be recorded as we did not receive permission from the presenter to record the live presentations.


Cancellation Policy: No refunds will be given after log-in information has been sent to participants (approx. 1 week prior to each webinar). For cancellation requests received prior to receiving log-in information, a $10 administration fee will apply to ALL refunds.



Intended audience: Speech-Language Pathologists, Communication Health Assistants, Students

This session pertains to: Pre-school aged children (0-4) and school-aged children (5-17)

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


This two-part webinar series discusses how S-LPs can provide effective evidence-based 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.

Part 1 (October 19): Recognizing and Assessing Primary Language Impairment in Bilingual Learners

In the first part of the webinar, participants will learn characteristics of primary language impairment as well as gain knowledge regarding research-driven practices in dynamic assessment of bilingual learners.

Part 2 (November 14): Best Practices in Bilingual Literacy Interventions for S-LPs

In the second part of this webinar, participants will learn about the components of effective literacy instruction for bilingual learners and gain knowledge regarding strategies of teacher collaboration in the classroom to strengthen the literacy outcomes of bilingual learners.

This webinar is eligible for SAC CEEs (Category A).

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).

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