Next stop, Kalamazoo

On October 10th and 11th, Dr. Hamilton presented her work on cultural-linguistic diversity in the context of clinical and educational implications. She presented to a diverse group of students from across Western Michigan University’s campus. Dr. Hamilton also presented to the faculty and administrators of the College of Health and Applied Sciences. As a KCP…

AAE

On September 13, 2019, Dr. Hamilton presented a workshop to Dallas Independent School District’s SLPs entitled: Understanding the Nature of Difference versus Disorder in African American English-speaking Students This workshop explored the construct of AAE and its connection to identity and communication. The workshop also provided concrete strategies and recommendations that SLPs can implement when…

Dr. Hamilton Presents at ASHA Connect and Shifts the Paradigm

On July 19th, at the ASHA Connect conference in Chicago, Dr. Hamilton presented on reframing our understanding of African American English. She presented information on how to use different language in order to rethink our understanding of what AAE actually is versus what it isn’t. This shift in thinking aims to assist speech-language pathologists and…

Dr. Hamilton to co-present @ AERA ~ Teachers and SLPs working together to advocate for AAE-speakers ~

Dr. Hamilton and colleagues, Drs. Simone Gibson and Ebony Terrell Shockley, will present on Reconceptualizing the Roles of Speech and Language Pathologists Regarding African American English in K-12 Schools.  This roundtable discussion will address ways that SLPs can inform teachers about the linguistic features of African American English and become advocates for African American English-speaking students. Come…