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Kelli Johnson, M.A., is an educational speech-language pathologist in Minnesota, where she has worked with students from early childhood through 12th grade. She has provided services to speech- and language-impaired adults and children in a variety of medical and educational settings over the last 18 years.
In 2008, Johnson was granted a sabbatical to collaborate with interpreters to create therapy curriculum and materials for language-disordered Hmong-, Somali- and Spanish-speaking students in Minneapolis. She has also provided continuing education at several schools as well as to clinicians in the Minnesota Speech-Language Hearing Association related to the special needs of English language learners (ELLs) with speech-language impairment.
She holds a B.A. in English from the University of Texas at Austin and an M.A. in communication disorders from the University of Minnesota.
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