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TRANSFORMING TEACHING - TRANSFORMING LEARNING - TRANSFORMING LIVES
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.
Allow us introduce you to the team of professionals, educators, and advocates immersed in the mission to transform our approach to learning difference education. To learn more about how you may get involved, please contact us!
HETTIE JOHNSON INSTITUTE
HJI is pleased to introduce Amanda Sumrall, our new Dyslexia Therapist! Certified Academic Language Therapist!
Amanda earned her Bachelor's degree in Elementary Education with a concentration in English and Reading from William Carey University. While pursuing her Master’s in Dyslexia Therapy, she began to work for Mississippi Dyslexia Center where she eventually became the lead therapist for the Madison location. Additionally, she is a member of the National Academic Language Therapy Association. Amanda is passionate about teaching students to read. Her passion for working with dyslexic students inspired her to move to Birmingham, Alabama in 2019. She is excited to experience a new city and work as she begins her journey with the Hettie Johnson Institute and Spring Valley School.
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