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Kelli Sandman-Hurley

Dyslexia Expert and Advocate

Kelli is the cofounder of the Dyslexia Training Institute. She is the past president of the San Diego branch of the International Dyslexia Association, as well as a board member of the Southern California Library Literacy Network. Kelli is trained in Orton-Gillingham and is a certified special education advocate. She is the coproducer of Dyslexia for a Day and a popular blogger and speaker about all things dyslexia. Kelli has presented at numerous conferences as well as provided professional development for K–12 teachers. She received her doctorate in literacy with a specialization in reading and dyslexia from San Diego State University and the University of San Diego.

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