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The Hettie Johnson Institute
at Spring Valley


By offering the finest in dyslexia and learning disability education, teacher training, as well as parent and student support services, The Hettie Johnson Institute at Spring Valley aspires to make a difference to learning and teaching in the state of Alabama. Look into online resources and upcoming community events by following the links below.


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AISA Workshop: Through the Lens of the Dyslexic Learner
November 16, 2022

Spring Valley School is the proud host of the upcoming AISA workshop on November 16 - Through the Lens of the Dyslexic Learner. Please join us as we hear from leading voices in the dyslexia education community on tried-and-true strategies used in their learning spaces to empower student success! SVS Executive Director Dr.Laura Fiveash will cover comorbidities of dyslexia, Reading Interventionists will host model lessons and dyslexia simulations, and renowned Speech-Language Pathologist Hettie Johnson will present her tips and tricks for making sure our students are given what they need to learn without limits. Please register at the button below, and share this event with your peers making a difference in the world of education!

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“The Hettie Johnson Institute will allow us to provide additional outreach and serve not only our students but the community at large.”

Dr. Laura Fiveash, Executive Director at Spring Valley School

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Hettie Johnson

Family Walking On the Beach

ADDitude Magazine

Adult Students

International Dyslexia Association


The Dyslexic Advantage

Vintage Bookstore

Washington Post