Next stop, Kalamazoo

On October 10th and 11th, Dr. Hamilton will present her work on cultural-linguistic diversity in the context of clinical and educational implications. She will be presenting to a diverse group of students from across Western Michigan University’s campus. As a KCP Visiting Professor, Dr. Hamilton aims to provide students with 1) the knowledge of cultural-linguistic…

AAE

On September 13, 2019, Dr. Hamilton will present 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 will explore the construct of AAE and its connection to identity and communication. The workshop will also provide concrete strategies and recommendations that SLPs…

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…

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…

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…