Miscommunication: Hispanic youth wrongfully diagnosed

Hispanic bilingual students are being hindered academically in Arizona and across the country, because some speech-language pathologists do not have the resources or training necessary to correctly diagnose speech disorders in children. As students come to school for the first time, they go through various screenings to ensure they are developing at a standard rate. This is…

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The new role of the ‘abuela’

  In the Latino household, the abuela is the head of the house Her word is final and her wisdom is in demand. Today’s Latinas recognize the value of the grandmother, but are not seeing themselves in that role. They are focusing on going to college, pursing a career and making there lives all about…

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Tasty and culturally rich: tamale time

During the holidays, the demand for homemade tamales surpasses any other month of the year.. These individually wrapped presents involve care, love, family, tradition and Mexican heritage. They are most sought after for Christmas Eve to the New Year and are the featured entrée of the table. It is equivalent to the turkey on the dinner table…

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