Janet has tutored elementary and middle school students in reading and writing for more than two decades. She has a MS degree in Special Education with a focus on learning disabilities, and she has worked as a special education teacher as well as a writer and editor of language arts and social studies content for major educational publishers. Her special interests and expertise are teaching diagnostically to help young children develop as readers and writers, and supporting older students to develop study, research, writing, and organizational skills for their work in subject-area courses.