Dr. Ellen Burns Hurst author of Why Can’t My Daughter Read? And "Why Can't My Son Read? holds a Ph.D.
in Language and Literacy and has spent a career focused on cutting edge reading interventions in her clinical practice. A true pioneer in the field of dyslexia, Dr. Hurst continued to focus on her passion of changing the reading lives of students through her position as an adjunct professor at Georgia State University and through frequent research presentations at national and
international literacy conferences. She is an experienced reading/intervention specialist in public schools, private schools and private practice. Her recent university teaching assignments at Georgia State University focus on assessment in the early childhood classroom for undergraduates as well as literacy assessment and linguistic components of literacy at the