How Language Affects Reading: What Parents and Professionals Need to Know
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Ms. Elleseff will review the role of language in the acquisition of reading and explain why children with reading difficulties must be assessed for language deficits. She will explain how undetected language deficits can adversely hamper reading, spelling and writing interventions causing the students to plateau in their literacy gains. Finally, she will offer suggestions regarding which assessments should be considered by parents and professionals for students who exhibit persistent reading difficulties.
Tatyana Elleseff, MA, CCC-SLP is a bilingual SLP, specializing in issues of multicultural, internationally & domestically adopted, at-risk children with language and literacy disorders in school and private practice settings. She has been published a variety of journals as well as presented for a number of national and international medical, academic and non-profit organizations and speech-language-hearing associations. She is a clinical instructor at the RWJ Medical School Dept. of Psychiatry & a clinical supervisor at Rutgers Day School, in Piscataway, NJ.