Monday, April 21, 2014

Speachy feedback

Today I'm linking up with Nicole Allison for Speachy Feedback!  Today's winner of a product from my store is Shannon from Speechy Musings for leaving feedback that really made my day!  

Shannon, please contact me with your choice of another product from my store (!

Sunday, April 13, 2014

Product review: Speech Language Assessment Checklist for Adolescents 12-18 Years of Age

Do you work with adolescents?  If so, you definitely need to check out this wonderful product from the brilliant Tatyana Elleseff of Smart Speech Therapy!  I am so excited to review this product with you, as Tatyana continually provides terrific information regarding the assessment and treatment of a huge variety of speech and language disorders.  This product is no exception, and well, checklists just make me happy (yes, I am such a geek, lol!).

This 6 page checklist (overall product is 10 pages) is chock full of the information you need to make an informed decision regarding assessment.  Here is a sample of what you will find in this product:

This comprehensive checklist is well organized.  Here is a list of many of the areas included:
  • Receptive, Expressive, and Pragmatic language
  • Executive functioning
  • Memory, Attention, and Cognition
  • Vocabulary
  • Discourse
  • Speech
  • Voice
  • Prosody
  • Resonance
  • Reading
  • Writing
  • Problem solving

Each area contains a well thought out list of characteristics and difficulties associated to assist in the determination of a need for evaluation.  The checklist also includes an area to describe the student's most significant areas of difficulty, as well as any additional information necessary when making a decision on assessment.  Tatyana suggests giving this checklist out to several individuals to assist in the decision-making process.

This product will be very useful for me in the Middle and High Schools in my disrict, as I am constantly being asked to screen students.  This checklist will allow the teachers and parents to express their concerns, and give me the valuable, timesaving information I need to make an informed decision about wat areas of speech and language I need to assess.

So, where can you pick up this awesome product?  Well, you can head on over to her online store to purchase it now HERE for $10.99.  Tatyana has also generously allowed me to provide one of my readers with a copy of it.  Enter via the rafflecopter below!

Other helpful resources from Tatyana include:

Bio: Tatyana Elleseff MA CCC-SLP is a bilingual SLP with a full time hospital affiliation as well as private practice in Central, NJ. She specializes in working with multicultural, internationally and domestically adopted as well as at-risk children with complex communication disorders. For more information visit her BLOG, STORE, or follow her Facebook page.

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