October 13, 2017
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Adelphi Doctoral Student Ken Anderson on the State of Slurs in Our Classrooms

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In these tense, polarized times, it’s important to consider the impact that all this tension has on our children and our classrooms. Ken Anderson, a speech language pathologist who works at Walt Whitman High School and is studying for his Ph.D. in Speech-Language Sciences and Disorders at Adelphi University, writes about the effect of political and cultural strife in high school classrooms, and talks about the insights he gleaned from a thought-provoking discussion he had with his high schoolers.

“These boys needed to understand the evolution of language and the implications of using certain words,” Anderson writes.

» Read his full article on The ASHA Leader

The ASHA Leader is the monthly newsmagazine for and about audiologists, speech-language pathologists, and speech, language and hearing scientists. 

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