I work for a publishing services company as a developmental editor and project manager. My role is to develop content of the highest quality and caliber for leading academic publishers, including Pearson, McGraw Hill, Elsevier, Norton, Cengage, and Springer. I have worked on textbooks, online courses, curricula, assessments, and supplemental learning materials in this role. I have edited across disciplines such as nursing, medicine, sociology, psychology, computing, economics, business, law, education, the humanities, and skills and trades. Having worked with diverse publishing clients, I am intimately familiar with the needs and inner workings of the industry.
Brookes Publishing is an independent publisher specializing in books, curricula, and assessments in the fields of education, early childhood, and communication and language development. As associate editor, I worked on numerous bestselling titles from book proposal to finished product and was involved in every stage of the publishing process. I worked closely with authors to develop their ideas into a marketable book proposal, provided substantive feedback on manuscripts as a developmental editor, and performed copy editing and proofreading to polish and perfect books for publication.
I performed copy editing and developmental editing on books in health care, aging, and elder care and also wrote and edited marketing materials, catalogs, and blogs based on bestselling titles.
The trusted core disability textbook gets a comprehensive update in this second edition, now thoroughly revised to include all the critical topics today's professionals need to know about as they work with people who have intellectual and developmental disabilities. Brought to you by a new team of world-renowned experts and contributors, this volume fully prepares future educators, social work... read more
“With a technique that is easy for anybody to learn and with the potential to achieve amazing outcomes, this is one of the most powerful books ever written to help people living with dementia to do so with dignity, respect, and independence.” —Ann Kelly, Managing Director, Montessori Ageing Support ServicesSpaced Retrieval (SR) is an effective way to support individuals with dementia and other... read more
Unresolved conflicts in schools build barriers to learning, including low motivation, lack of focus, and disruptive behaviors that remove students from the classroom. When teacher-student conflicts occur, the negative effects can be long-lasting without a safe and structured way to repair the relationship.This reader-friendly guidebook has a concrete, evidence-based solution: an easy and effec... read more
Trusted for more than 15 years, the groundbreaking DO-WATCH-LISTEN-SAY has revolutionized social and communication intervention for children of all ages with autism spectrum disorder. Now a new edition is here, reimagined and expanded for the next generation of children and support teams. Whether you're a professional already or in training to be one, this is the resource you need to address c... read more
Women Across Cultures examines contemporary women's issues and empowerment from a global perspective. Gender inequality is examined as a historical sociocultural phenomenon within the context of interlocking systems of inequality such as racism colonialism and economic injustice. A strong emphasis is given to the variety of approaches and actions women take to promote gender equality and to in... read more
With the goal of alleviating the paucity of knowledge about advanced dementia, and helping to improve the care and services that are increasingly needed for the growing numbers of people living with dementia-type diseases, this book provides evidence-based measurement scales for use by researchers and care providers who are seeking to improve our understanding of the final stages of this disea... read more
How can you empower students with invisible disabilities to manage their challenges, accept and advocate for themselves, and reach their goals and dreams? This guidebook has inspiring and informative answers. Told with the authentic voices of adults with hidden disabilities, this encouraging, eye-opening book will help you guide students on the Path to Disability Pride and support their succes... read more
Sociology Matters, Seventh Edition, is intended for instructors who desire an especially short, relatively inexpensive introductory text and a concise introduction to the discipline of sociology. The author's characteristic straightforward style, a streamlined design, and highly focused coverage make it the perfect introductory text for instructors who use a variety of materials in their cours... read more
When you're teaching students who have special needs, what are your legal responsibilities? How can you provide appropriate, legally compliant special education services—and avoid pitfalls that could lead to due process hearings and court dates? Turn to this interactive quick guide for concise, accessible answers. The antidote to thick, cumbersome legal volumes, this book gives educators and a... read more
The popular, research-based Prevent-Teach-Reinforce (PTR) model is used in schools and childcare settings nationwide to address challenging behaviors in children with and without disabilities. Now, with the Prevent-Teach-Reinforce for Families (PTR-F) model in this accessible guidebook, you can use this proven approach with families to help them resolve their child's challenging behavior in th... read more
The revised and expanded edition of a popular book trusted in classrooms across the country, Behavior Support is your guide to implementing effective positive behavior support (PBS)—both in the classroom and across an entire school. You'll get explicit, research-based strategies for implementing the three tiers of PBS: universal, school-wide interventions; selected interventions with students ... read more
Discover the proven, market-leading text that is a favorite among students of all backgrounds for its clear, concise treatment of international trade and finance theory. Carbaugh's INTERNATIONAL ECONOMICS, 17E uses a wealth of contemporary examples and practical applications to vividly demonstrate the relevance of the theory you are learning to real economic issues and global policy questions.... read more
Collecting data on behavior, academic skills, and IEP goals is an essential step in showing student progress—but it can also be a complicated, time-consuming process. Take the worry and stress out of data collection with this ultra-practical resource, packed with the tools you need to organize, manage, and monitor critical information on your students' progress. You'll discover proven, stress-... read more
Severe social, emotional, and behavioral challenges can be major obstacles to your students' academic success. Break down those barriers with the research-based interventions in this book, your guide to addressing serious problem behaviors in K-12 classrooms. Aligned with recommended practices for schoolwide positive behavior supports (SWPBS), this book presents a highly effective tiered appro... read more
If you're a special educator or transition coordinator for high school students with disabilities, you play a critical role in empowering young people to achieve their goals and dreams. It's a complex and challenging joband this introductory guide will help you every step of the way as you support students' successful transition to college, work, and community life.You'll get the how-to guida... read more
What should teachers do when universal Tier 1 behavior supports don't sufficiently meet the needs of all children? Next steps can be tricky to navigate when students appear at risk for developing recurring problem behavior—and that's why every teacher needs this concise, strategy-packed guidebook on targeted behavior intervention and support. Authors Tim Knoster and Robin Drogan are in-demand ... read more
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I'm an experienced nonfiction editor: I edit books, articles, papers, and more. I'll polish your writing so it stands out from the crowd!
I have edited and proofread many non-fiction books for Hachette and HarperCollins, and have also worked on memoirs for individual clients.