Drs. Hamilton, Gibson, and Shockley present at AERA

On April 5th in Toronto, Canada, Dr. Hamilton and colleagues, Drs. Simone Gibson and Ebony Terrell Shockley, presented at the American Educational Research Association’s 2019 Annual Meeting . They participated in a roundtable discussion on the broad topic of Rewriting Dominant Scripts in Educators’ Learning for More Equitable Practice. Their presentation on Reconceptualizing the Roles of Speech and…

You Say Tomato, I say…

Getting people to understand that there are different ways to speak the same language and that no one way is better than another, is very VERY difficult.   Check out the oldie but goodie HBC Blog: How to Cook Green Beans the Right Way: And Other Myths of Correctness

Supporting Adult Literacy with LCLC

Dr. Hamilton and some of her current and former students attended the Lee County Literacy Coalition’s annual fundraiser, Reading Between the Wines. The event is held each year to raise money in support of teaching adults how to read/read better. Thanks to her mother, Parker Hamilton, for the invitation to attend, and to her students,…

LiLaC Lab presents workshop to LCLC tutors and board members

What can a speech-language pathologist do for adult literacy? More than you think… Sponsored by a Community and Civic Engagement Grant from the College of Liberal Arts, Dr. Hamilton and the undergraduate research team of the LiLaC Lab (Literacy, Language, and Culture Lab) presented a workshop on March 21st to tutors and board members of the…

Publication on African American autistic children

A paper in Perspectives Special Interest Group 1 – Language Learning and Education for the American Speech-Language and Hearing Association was co-authored by Dr. Hamilton with colleagues Drs. Jamie Pearson and Hedda Meadan. The paper explores ways for professionals to engage in culturally responsive partnerships with African American autistic children and their families. Check out “We…