Professional Portfolio

Workshops, Lectures, and Presentations 

  • Elleseff, T (2018, Oct 25) Behavior Management Strategies for Speech-Language Pathologists. Scheduled presentation for the Milestone Therapeutic Services, Washington, DC.
  • Elleseff, T (2018, Oct 19) Behavior Management Strategies for Speech-Language Pathologists. Scheduled presentation for the Clinical Connection Conference of the Maryland Speech Language and Hearing Association, Baltimore, MD
  • Elleseff, T (2018, Sep 26) Red Flags for Undiagnosed Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders in Children and Adolescents Rutgers Health UBHC Monthly Child Division Lecture Series, Piscataway, NJ
  • Elleseff, T (2018, May 22) Speech, Language, & Literacy Disorders in School Aged Children with Psychiatric Impairments Rutgers Health UBHC Monthly Child Division Lecture Series, Piscataway, NJ
  • Elleseff, T (2018, Feb 16) Impact of Cultural and Linguistic Variables On Speech-Language Services presented for the Eatontown Board of Education, Eatontown, NJ
  • Elleseff, T (2018, Jan 9) Normal Simultaneous Bilingual Language Development and Milestones Acquisition. Webinar presented for the New Jersey Speech Language and Hearing Association. Princeton, NJ.
  • Elleseff, T (2017, Nov 14) Best Practices in Bilingual Language and Literacy Interventions.  Webinar presented for the Speech-Language & Audiology Canada.
  • Elleseff, T (2017, Nov 11) Practical Strategies for Monolingual SLPs Assessing Bilingual Children Workshop presented for the American Speech Language and Hearing Association. Los Angeles, CA.
  • Elleseff, T (2017, Nov 7) Assessment and Treatment of Social-Communication Deficits in Children With/out Psychiatric Impairments. Workshop presented for the Butler County Educational Service Center, Hamilton, OH.
  • Elleseff, T (2017, Oct 19 & 26) From First Words through Preschool: Recognizing the Warning Signs of Language Delay. Development through the Life Cycle Lecture Series. Presented for the Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Medical Residents Rutgers University/Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, Piscataway, NJ 
  • Elleseff, T (2017, Oct 19) Recognizing and Assessing Primary Language Impairment in Bilingual Learners.  Webinar presented for the Speech-Language & Audiology Canada.
  • Elleseff, T (2017, June 15) Behavior Management for SLPs and Assessment of Social Communication in Children with Psychiatric Impairments Workshop presented for the Los Angeles Unified School District, Los Angeles, CA
  • Elleseff, T; Caruso, C (2017, Apr 28) Bilingualism: Birth to Adulthood. Workshop presented at the New Jersey Speech Language Hearing Association Convention, Long Branch, NJ
  • Elleseff, T (2017, Apr 24) From Wordless Picture Books to Reading Instruction: Effective Strategies for SLPs Working with Intellectually Impaired Students. Workshop presented  for the New York City Board of Education – District 75, NY, NY
  • Elleseff, T (2017, Mar 24) Best Practices in Bilingual Language and Literacy Interventions.  Workshop presented for the Speech-Language & Audiology Canada, Montreal, Canada
  • Elleseff, T (2016, Dec 7) Best Practices in Bilingual Language and Literacy Interventions. Workshop presented for the New York City Department of Education: Bilingual Providers Conference. Woodside, NY.
  • Elleseff, T (2016, Nov 8) Narrative Assessments of Preschool and School Aged Children.  Webinar presented for the Greenwich Public Schools, Greenwich CT
  • Elleseff, T (2016, Nov 1). Recognizing the Warning Signs of Social Emotional Difficulties in Language Impaired Toddlers and Preschoolers Regional Professional Development Academy. Eatontown, NJ.
  • Elleseff, T (2016, Oct 13 & 20) From First Words through Preschool: Recognizing the Warning Signs of Language Delay. Development Through the Life Cycle Lecture Series scheduled for the Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Fellows Rutgers University/Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, Piscataway, NJ 
  • Elleseff, T (2016, Oct 11) Psychiatric Impairments and Language Disorders in School Aged Children. Presented for the Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Residents Rutgers University/Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, Piscataway, NJ 
  • Elleseff, T (2016, Oct 10) Introduction to Dyslexia and Learning Disabilities.  Lecture presented at Rutgers University Behavioral Health Care: Rutgers Day School. Piscataway, NJ.
  • Elleseff, T (2016, Oct 5) Differential Assessment and Treatment of Processing Disorders in Speech Language Pathology. Workshop presented for the Wayne County Speech Language Hearing Association, Livonia, MI
  • Elleseff, T (2016, July 13) Practical Strategies for Monolingual SLPs Assessing and Treating Bilingual Children. Workshop presented for the Long Island Speech Language Hearing Association, Hauppauge, NY
  • Elleseff, T (2016, May 25) Strategies for Monolingual SLPs Treating Bilingual Children New York City Department of Education: Monolingual Providers Conference. NY, NY.
  • Wesler, J & Elleseff, T (2016, Apr 14) Overview of NJ Education Mandates: The Law and the SLP Workshop presented at the New Jersey Speech Language Hearing Association Convention, Long Branch, NJ
  • Elleseff, T (2016, Mar 4) Assessment and Treatment of Non-Verbal Language Disorder (NVLD) in Speech Language Pathology Workshop presented at the Mississippi Speech Language Hearing Association, Jackson, MS.
  • Elleseff, T (2016, Mar 3) Creating a Functional Therapy Plan and Selecting Clinical Materials for Pediatric Therapy Workshop presented at the Mississippi Speech Language Hearing Association, Jackson, MS.
  • Elleseff, T (2016, Feb 15) Differential Diagnosis of ADHD (and C/APD) in Speech Language Pathology. Workshop presented for the Montville Public Schools. Montville, NJ.
  • Elleseff, T (2015, Dec 4) Translanguaging in the classroom: Tips for educators on enrichment multicultural activities. Session presented at the William Paterson University 35th Bilingual/ESL Conference. Wayne, NJ.
  • Elleseff, T (2015, Dec 3) Assessing and Treating Bilingual Children: Practical Strategies for SLPs. New York City Department of Education: Bilingual Providers Conference. Woodside, NY.
  • Elleseff, T (2015, Nov 3) Assessing Social Communication Skills of School Aged Children Linden Public Schools, Linden, NJ.
  • Elleseff, T (2015, Oct 25) Assessment of Children With/Without Psychiatric and Emotional Disturbances from Preschool through Adolescence. Northeastern Speech-Language-Hearing Association of Pennsylvania Pocono Manor, PA.
  • Elleseff, T (2015, Oct 15) Inattention, Hyperactivity and Impulsivity in At-Risk Children: Differential Diagnosis of ADHD in Speech Language Pathology and Education. Regional Professional Development Academy. Monmouth, NJ.
  • Elleseff, T (2015, Sept 1) Assessment of Children With/Without Psychiatric and Emotional Disturbances from Preschool through Adolescence Rahway Public Schools, Rahway, NJ
  • Caruso, C & Elleseff, T (2015, April 30) Working with CLD Populations: An Interactive Student Experience. Workshop presented at the New Jersey Speech Language Hearing Association Convention, Long Branch, NJ
  • Elleseff, T (2015, Feb 13) Assessment and Treatment of Social Pragmatic Deficits in School Aged ChildrenWorkshop presented at the 2015 Annual Illinois Speech Hearing Language Association, Chicago, IL
  • Elleseff, T (2014, Dec 5) CLD Learners’ Pathway to Success: A Lexical Enhancement Approach. Session presented at the William Paterson University 34th Bilingual/ESL Conference. Wayne, NJ.
  • Elleseff, T (2014, Nov 10) Creating a Functional Therapy Plan: Therapy Goals & SOAP Note Documentation. Webinar presented for speechpathology.com, San Antonio, TX
  • Elleseff, T (2014, Nov 6) Impact of Cultural and Linguistic Variables on Speech-Language Services. Guest lecture presented at Seton Hall University, South Orange, NJ.
  • Elleseff, T (2014, May 6) Narrative Assessments of Preschool and School Aged Children. Workshop presented at the  Union County Speech and Hearing Association, New Providence, NJ.
  • Elleseff, T (2014, May 2). Speech Language Assessment of Older Internationally Adopted Children. Workshop presented at the New Jersey Speech Language Hearing Association Convention, Long Branch, NJ
  • Elleseff, T (2014, Mar 21) Assessment and Treatment of Social Pragmatic Deficits in School Aged ChildrenLecture presented at the 11th Annual Symposium for Speech Language Specialists. Rowan University, Glassboro, NJ
  • Elleseff, T (2014, Jan 14)Executive Function Impairment and At-Risk Populations. Webinar presented for Advance for Speech Language Pathologists and Audiologists.
  • Elleseff, T (2013, Nov 15) Language Difference vs. Language Disorder: Assessment  & Intervention Strategies for SLPs Working with Bilingual Children.  Workshop presented for Educational Service Unit #3, Omaha, NE.
  • Elleseff, T (2013, Oct 29)Assessing Social Functioning in Language Impaired Young Children. Webinar presented for Advance for Speech Language Pathologists and Audiologists.
  • Elleseff, T (2013, Oct 17 & 24) From First Words through Preschool: Recognizing the Warning Signs of Language Delay. Development Through the Life Cycle Lecture Series scheduled for the Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Fellows Rutgers University/Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, Piscataway, NJ 
  • Gordina, A, Elleseff, T (2013, Aug 10) Inattention, Hyperactivity and Impulsivity in Adopted and Foster Children. Workshop presented at the 39th North American Council on Adoptable Children, Toronto, CA.
  • Elleseff, T (2013, Jul 16) Impact of Cultural and Linguistic Variables on Speech-Language Services. Webinar presented for  New Jersey Speech Language Hearing Association. Princeton, NJ.
  • Elleseff, T (2013, Mar 25) Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders Part II: Assessment & Intervention.  Webinar presented for speechpathology.com, San Antonio, TX
  • Elleseff, T (2013, Jan 29) Selecting Clinical Materials for Pediatric Therapy. Guest lecture for Seton Hall University, South Orange, NJ.
  • Elleseff, T (2013, Jan 28) Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders Part I: Overview of Deficits.  Webinar presented for  speechpathology.com, San Antonio, TX
  • Elleseff, T (2013, Jan 22) Creating a Functional Therapy Plan: Therapy Goals & SOAP Note Documentation. Guest lecture presented at Seton Hall University, South Orange, NJ.
  • Elleseff, T (2013, Jan 17) Inattention, Hyperactivity and Impulsivity In At Risk Children: Differential Diagnosis of ADHD in Speech Language Pathology. Webinar presented for Advance for Speech Language Pathologists and Audiologists.
  • Gordina, A, Elleseff, T. (2013, Jan 13). Inattention, Hyperactivity and Impulsivity in Adopted and Foster Children. Workshop scheduled at the  New Jersey’s 31stAnnual “Let’s Talk Adoption”sm Conference Piscataway, NJ.
  • Gordina, A, Elleseff, T. (2013, Jan 13). Sobering Thoughts on Attitudes Towards the Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders Workshop scheduled at the New Jersey’s 31st Annual “Let’s Talk Adoption”sm Conference Piscataway, NJ
  • Elleseff, T (2012, Oct 28) Behavior Managment Strategies for Related Professionals. New Jersey Occupational Therapy Association, 38th Annual Convention. Seton Hall University, South Orange, NJ.
  • Elleseff, T (2012, Oct 24) Narrative Assessments of Preschool and School Aged Children. Presentation scheduled with the Morris County Speech and Hearing Association, Whippany, NJ.
  • Elleseff, T (2012, Oct 18)Psychiatric Impairments and Language Disorders in School Aged Children: Why Psychiatrists and Speech Pathologists Should Collaborate More Together. Development Through the Life Cycle Lecture Series for the Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Fellows University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey/Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, Piscataway, NJ 
  • Elleseff, T (2012, Oct 11) From First Words through Preschool: Recognizing the Warning Signs of Language Delay. Development Through the Life Cycle Lecture Series for the Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Fellows University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey/Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, Piscataway, NJ
  • Elleseff, T (2012, Oct 09) Psychiatric Impairments and Language Disorders in School Aged Children: Why Psychiatrists and Speech Pathologists Should Collaborate More TogetherDevelopment Through the Life Cycle Lecture Series for the Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Fellows University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey/Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, Piscataway, NJ
  • Elleseff, T, Gordina, A & Shifrin, L (2012, July 28) Inattention, Hyperactivity and Impulsivity in Adopted and Foster Children. Session presented at the 38th North American Council on Adoptable Children, Crystal City, VA.
  • Elleseff, T (2012, July 2) Improving Social Skills of Children with Psychiatric Disturbances.   Webinar presented on speechpathology.com, San Antonio, TX
  • Elleseff, T (2012, May 7) Assessing Social Skills of Children with Psychiatric Disturbances.   Webinar presented on  speechpathology.com, San Antonio, TX
  • Elleseff, T (2012, April 19) Behavior Management Strategies for School Based Speech Language Pathologists Workshop presented at New Jersey Speech Language Hearing Association Convention, Long Branch, NJ
  • Elleseff, T (2012, April 19) Social Pragmatic Assessment of Children Diagnosed with Emotional/Psychiatric Disturbances in the Schools. Session presented at New Jersey Speech Language Hearing Association Convention, Long Branch, NJ
  • Elleseff, T (2012, Jan 25) Special Considerations and Challenges in Assessment and Treatment of Bilingual Children with Developmental Disabilities.  Session presented at the Middlesex Regional Educational Services Commission, Metuchen NJ.
  • Gordina, A, Elleseff, T,  & Shifrin, L (2011, Oct 21) Inattention, Hyperactivity and Impulsivity in At-Risk Children Workshop presented at the Opening Doors: Partnerships for Prevention and Healing, New Jersey Taskforce on Child Abuse and Neglect, East Brunswick, NJ.
  • Gordina, A & Elleseff, T (2011, Oct 17) A Case of Isolated Social Pragmatic Language Deficits and Sensory Integration Dysfunction  in an Internationally Adopted Child: Implications for Medical Referral   Workshop presented at the American Academy of Pediatrics: Council on Foster Care, Adoption and Kinship Care, Boston, MA.
  • Elleseff, T (2011, June) The Role of Frontal Lobe in Speech and Language Functions.  Lecture presented at the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey: Child Therapeutic Day Program. Piscataway, NJ.

Article Publications

  • Elleseff, T (2016)  Embracing ‘Translanguaging’ Practices: A Tutorial for SLPs New Jersey Speech Language Hearing Association.  VOICES, Summer, 9.
  • Elleseff, T (2015, Aug). Assessing social communication of school-aged children Perspectives on School-Based Issues  16 (3): 79-86
  • Caruso, C, Concepcion-Escano, Y & Elleseff, T (2015, Jan). Technical Manual: A guide for the appropriate assessment of culturally & linguistically diverse and internationally adopted individuals. New Jersey Speech Language Hearing Association.
  • Elleseff, T (2014).  Creating Successful Team Collaboration: Behavior Management in the Schools. Perspectives on School-Based Issues, 15(1): 37-43.
  • Elleseff, T (2014). ELL Spotlight on Russian: Considerations for Assessment and Treatment. New Jersey Speech Language Hearing Association: VOICES, Winter: 9-11.
  • Elleseff, T (2013, Dec) Recognizing FASD-Related Speech and Language Deficits in Internationally Adopted Children. National Adoption Advocate. No. 66, pp 1-8.
  • Elleseff, T(2013) Changing Trends in International Adoption: Implications for Speech-Language Pathologists. Perspectives on Global Issues in Communication Sciences and Related Disorders, 3: 45-53
  • Elleseff, T (2013, Aug) FASD and Background History Collection: Asking the Right Questions Adoption Today, pp 32-35.
  • Elleseff, T (2012, Dec 24) Understanding the risks of social pragmatic deficits in post institutionalized internationally adopted children. Published in Advance for Speech Language Pathologists and Audiologists. Pp 6-9.
  • Elleseff, T (Jan 2, 2012) Speech-Language Strategies for Multisensory Stimulation of Internationally Adopted Children:   Activity Suggestions for Parents and Professionals. Adoption Today Magazine. pp 40-43.
  • Elleseff, T (Nov 16, 2011) The importance of pediatric orofacial assessments in speech pathology. Advance for Speech Language Pathologists and Audiologists
  • Elleseff, T (Oct 1, 2011) Understanding the extent of speech and language delays in older internationally adopted children: Implications for School Based Speech and Language Intervention Adoption Today Magazine, pp 32-35
  • Elleseff, T (June 6, 2011) Differential diagnosis of AD/HD and Auditory Processing Disorders in Internationally Adopted School Age Children Post Adoption Learning Center, International Adoptions Articles Directory
  • Elleseff, T (Mar 14, 2011) What are social pragmatic language deficits and how do they impact international adoptees years post adoption?  Post Adoption Learning Center, International Adoptions Articles Directory
  • Elleseff, T (Feb 23, 2011) A case for early speech-language assessments of adopted children in the child’s birth language Post Adoption Learning Center, International Adoptions Articles Directory
  • Elleseff, T (June 30, 2009) How to improve the feeding abilities of young adopted picky eaters Post Adoption Learning Center, International Adoptions Articles Directory
  • Elleseff, T (May 27, 2009) Speech Language Services and Insurance Coverage: What Parents Need to Know Post Adoption Learning Center, International Adoptions Articles Directory
  • Elleseff, T (May 11, 2009) How to select the right speech language pathologist for your adopted child? Post Adoption Learning Center, International Adoptions Articles Directory
  • Elleseff, T (Feb 20, 2009) Functional Strategies for Improving the Language Abilities of Your Adopted School-Age Child  Post Adoption Learning Center, International Adoptions Articles Directory
  • Elleseff, T (Feb 15, 2009) Creating a learning rich environment to facilitate language development in adopted preschoolers.  Post Adoption Learning Center, International Adoptions Articles Directory

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