Tatyana Elleseff MA CCC-SLP

Tatyana Elleseff, MA, CCC-SLP is a bilingual SLP who specializes in working with at-risk children with and without concomitant psychiatric impairments who present with complex language and literacy needs. She has been published in a variety of professional journals as well as presented for numerous 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, and a co-founder of a CEU SmartHub a professional development organization that offers online high caliber evidence based conferences and continuing education trainings for speech language pathologists and related professionals.

Tatyana Elleseff

Select Areas of Specialty:

  • Independent Language and Literacy Evaluations (IEEs)
  • Dyslexia/Dysgraphia Reading/Writing Disorders
  • Language and Learning Disorders
  • Social Communication and Pragmatic Disorders
  • Bilingualism/Multiculturalism
  • Internationally Adopted Children
  • Psychiatric, Emotional and Behavioral Disturbances
  • Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders


Ms. Elleseff conducts webinars and workshops as well as presents lectures for medical, academic and non-profit organizations. Click on HERE for Ms. Elleseff’s complete professional portfolio of presentation topics

Her past presenting experience to date has included (but not limited to):


Ms. Elleseff have also written a number articles and blog posts regarding speech and language issues of at-risk children and has been published in several magazines and journals including

NEW: Ms. Elleseff is the co-author of the “Technical Manual – A Guide for the Appropriate Assessment of Culturally & Linguistically Diverse and Internationally Adopted Individuals” available on the NJSHA Website.

Click HERE for Ms. Elleseff’s complete professional portfolio of presentations and articles.  

Professional Credentials

Ms. Elleseff graduated New York University Summa Cum Laude with a Master’s Degree in Speech-Language Pathology.  She is a certified member of the American Speech-Language and Hearing Association and holds a speech-language license as well as a Speech Language Specialist certification from the state of New Jersey, which qualifies her to provide speech-language services in all therapy settings.

Awards, Honors, and Positions:

Clinical Focus

Ms. Elleseff chose to focus her clinical career on working with children with a variety of developmental and neurogenic disorders in the following settings: schools, hospital/rehabilitation centers, early intervention, and private care. She interned at the prestigious Children’s Evaluation and Rehabilitation Center (CERC) at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine and RUSK Rehabilitation Institute (affiliated with the New York University Langone Medical Center) in New York working with children 0-21 years of age with a vast variety of communication disorders, developmental speech/language delays and language-based learning disabilities.

She completed her clinical fellowship working with medically fragile pediatric and young adult population 0-22 years of age with severe multiple disabilities: mental retardation, cerebral palsy, autistic spectrum disorders, emotional disturbances, rare genetic syndromes, severe visual/hearing impairments as well as feeding and swallowing difficulties. During that time she became a member of a multi-disciplinary team specializing in augmentative assistive technology (AAC), picture exchange communication (PECS) and adaptive technology, and spent extensive periods of time educating teachers, parents and support staff on how to reinforce speech, language & feeding/swallowing skills in severely compromised pediatric populations.

Ms. Elleseff provided per diem speech and language therapy services at the Children’s Specialized Hospital of New Brunswick to children 0-21 years of age with a variety of neurogenic, developmental, and acquired disorders including traumatic brain injury, spinal cord injury, as well as feeding and swallowing deficits.

Ms. Elleseff also conducted 0-3 early intervention assessments for the Arc of Somerset, an organization dedicated to providing services to individuals with developmental and intellectual disabilities including genetic syndromes, mental retardation, cerebral palsy, and autism spectrum disorders.

In addition to her private practice, Ms. Elleseff maintains a hospital-based affiliation which enables her to keep abreast of the latest techniques and methodologies in the discipline of speech-language pathology.

Presently, she provides comprehensive speech & language evaluations and treatment including group & individual therapy services to children and young adults ages 3-18 diagnosed with a constellation of speech/language deficits secondary to psychiatric and emotional disturbances at the Rutgers University Behavioral Center – Rutgers Day School. There she is a member of a multidisciplinary unit team focused on delivery of psychosocial and behavioral services as well as a graduate speech-language pathology student supervisor.

Ms. Elleseff is 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.


Click HERE to download a pdf containing client testimonials for the time period from January 2009 – June 2018

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