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Tatyana Elleseff MA CCC-SLP

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As a licensed speech language pathologist I can answer questions regarding pediatric speech and language disorders. Please note that this in no way substitutes a professional consultation but merely offers some general guidelines of how to proceed next. My specializations within this field include working with children diagnosed with Psychiatric Disturbances Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders Autistic Spectrum Disorders Motor Speech Disorders Auditory/Language Processing Disorders Pragmatic Language Disorders and Genetic Disorders I also specialize in working with Internationally Adopted Children as well as Bilingual Children

Experience in the area

I'am a bilingual (Russian speaking) speech language therapist who has worked with a variety of bilingual and multicultural clients in the states of New York and New Jersey in a number of inpatient and outpatient settings including rehabilitation facilities, hospitals, early intervention services, and special education schools. Presently, I have a private practice as well as work for the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey/University Behavioral Center - Child and Adolescent Day Program. I am also a member of New York and Central New Jersey Fetal Alcohol Syndrome Disorder (FASD) multidisciplinary teams, the aim of which is to provide a variety of services including assessment and intervention of children identified or presenting with features of FASD. For more information regarding the FASD project and its members, please visit


American Speech Language Hearing Association New Jersey Speech Language Hearing Association


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I graduated New York University Summa Cum Laude with a Master's Degree in Speech Language Pathology. I am a certified member of the American Speech-Language and Hearing Association with dual speech-language licensure from the states of New York and New Jersey. I hold a Teacher Speech and Language Disabled (TSLD) certificate from the state of New York as well as a Speech Language Specialist certificate from the state of New Jersey, which qualifies me to provide speech language services in school settings. In addition to the above credentials I also hold Bilingual Certification from Columbia University's Teacher College which qualifies her to provide bilingual speech evaluations & services.

Awards and Honors

I am a recipient of multiple Awards for Continuing Education (ACE) from the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association October 2009 August 2011

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Recent Answers from Tatyana Elleseff MA CCC-SLP

2014-01-03 Question re a Kindergarten student:

Hi Gail,   I agree with you. If there's an opportunity for this child to be assessed by a Russian speaking SLP then it should be explored. I see that you are located in NJ. There are a number of qualified

2013-01-14 possible speech delay in 2 year old?:

Sharon,   I would recommend that this child undergo a speech language assessment through Early Intervention services. It sounds like there are a number of concerns with her expressive language and some

2013-01-13 3 year old not talking:

Dear Vidhya,   I recommend you get a speech language evaluation with a speech language therapist for your son. What you are describing "he is not trying to make sentences or trying to learn new things

2012-06-14 speech services at an international school:

Kristin,  to start with my advice to you is to contact the US and Australian speech language associations and for further information regarding

2012-06-12 Worried about 19-month-old daughter's speech:

Anna,  I feel that your concerns are validated.   expressively at this age the child is expected to:  •Produce a wide variety of consonants (e.g., [b, d, m, n, h, w] in initial and [t, h, s] in final position


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