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Franklin Bender

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Office Location: 
277 HEDCO Education Building 5284 University of Oregon Eugene, OR 97403-5284
CDS Clinical Assist Professor
M.S., Educational Methodology, Policy, & Leadership, University of Oregon, 2014
M.S., Speech and Hearing Sciences, Portland State University, 1996
B.S., Speech Communications, Portland, State University, 1993

Franklin W. Bender is an ASHA certified speech-language pathologist and clinical professor in the Communication Disorders and Sciences Department in the College of Education.  Mr. Bender holds graduate degrees from Portland State University in Speech and Hearing Sciences and the University of Oregon in Educational Methodology, Policy, and Leadership. Mr. Bender has been a licensed speech-language pathologist for 20 years and has worked in K-12 education, served as adjunct faculty at both Portland State University and the University of Oregon, and has served as a national consultant to departments of education and school districts around the country pertaining to best practice and research-based approaches pertaining to evaluating and serving culturally and linguistically diverse students for special education services. Mr. Bender’s additional clinical and research interests include: Childhood speech and language disorders, school-based clinical practice, coordinated services between general and special education programs, and measuring teaching effectiveness. Mr. Bender has been an active participant at both the state and national levels regarding speech and hearing practices and served as the president of the Oregon Speech-Language-Hearing Association in 2004.