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Normal Simultaneous Bilingual Language Development and Milestones Acquisition

Tuesday, January 9, 2018
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm EST

Presented by Tatyana Elleseff MA CCC-SLP

Tatyana Elleseff MA CCC-SLP is a bilingual speech-language pathologist who specializes in working with multicultural, internationally & domestically adopted as well as at-risk children with complex communication disorders in a hospital, school, and private practice settings. She 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 also presented for a number of medical, academic and non-profit organizations as well as speech language hearing associations including, American Academy of Pediatrics: Council on Foster Care, Adoption and Kinship, New Jersey Taskforce on Child Abuse and Neglect, New Jersey, Long Island, Pennsylvania, Mississippi, Wayne County, and Illinois Speech-Language-Hearing Associations, New York City Department of Education, Greenwich Public Schools, Speech-Language & Audiology Canada as well as North American Council on Adoptable Children (NACAC).

This webinar describes the sequence of typical simultaneous bilingual language development from infancy through school age. It discusses major milestones in the areas of listening comprehension, verbal expression, as well as social-emotional development. Literacy milestones in the areas of reading and writing are also discussed with respect to the recognition of typical. vs. atypical acquisition.

Learner Outcomes
After completing this course, participants will be able to explain Dual Language System Hypothesis, list important milestones of bilingual language development, discuss the difference between code-mixing and code-switching and review advantages of bilingual language development

Webinar fee is $25.

Online Registration

Additional information and login procedures will be provided to participants after registration. 

Continuing Education

This program is offered for 0.15 ASHA CEUs (introductory level, professional area)


Presenter Disclosure
Financial Disclosure: Tatyana Elleseff is receiving an honorarium from the New Jersey Speech-Language-Hearing Association for this presentation. She will alsop be referencing case studies from her place of employment, Smart Speech Therapy, LLC, where she is a salaried employee.

Non-financial Disclosure: Tatyana Elleseff has no non-financial disclosures.






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