Meet Dr. Kelli Sandman-Hurley of the Dyslexia Training Institute, in the San Francisco Bay Area on September 17th, as she discusses dyslexia advocacy and signs her new book, Dyslexia Advocate! How to Advocate for a Child with Dyslexia within the Public Education System.
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This book is an invaluable tool for parents and advocates trying to negotiate the complex US legal system and advocate for the right educational entitlements for a child with dyslexia.
Dr. Sandman-Hurley is the co-founder of the Dyslexia Training Institute. She received her doctorate in literacy with a specialization in reading and dyslexia from San Diego State University and the University of San Diego. She is a certified special education advocate assisting parents and children through the Individual Education Plan (IEP) and 504 Plan process. Dr. Sandman-Hurley is trained in many Structured Literacy programs. She is the Past-President of the San Diego Branch of the International Dyslexia Association. She co-created and produced “Dyslexia for a Day: A Simulation of Dyslexia,” and is a frequent speaker at conferences.
September 17th, 2016 – 12:30 to 2:30
Ygnacio Valley Library – Contra Costa County Library
2661 Oak Grove Road, Walnut Creek, CA 94598