Beverley Holden Johns is an author and learning and behavior consultant. She has over 30 years experience in the public schools working with students with learning disabilities and emotional/behavioral disorders. She also was a Professional Fellow at MacMurray College. She is the author or co-author of 23 books in the field of special education, including the seminal book, Learning Disabilities and Related Mild Disabilities. She currently serves on the board of directors of the Learning Disabilities Association of America and is the President of the Learning Disabilities Association of Illinois.