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…

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…

Dr. Hamilton introduces ASHA’s SIG 1 Perspectives: African American English

Dr. Hamilton served as guest editor for the American Speech-Language and Hearing Association’s (ASHA) special interest group 1 (Language Learning and Education) set of papers on African American English. Watch the introductory video that sets the stage for 4 articles that challenge readers to examine their perspectives on African American English.