Laura Abed, the owner of Westmont Indexing, has had a lifelong passion for books and reading. She holds an MA in Speech Pathology, an MLS degree, and has completed the UC Berkeley Indexing course. She is a member of the American Society for Indexing.

Librarian & Educator

Laura has been a school librarian/media specialist for almost twenty years, with additional experience in instructional design and technology. She is knowledgeable about how children at different developmental stages think about and use indexes.


Laura co-authored a textbook, Practicing Universal Design: An Interpretation of the

ADA. She also co-authored a chapter in an ergonomics textbook entitled

Complying with the Americans with Disabilities Act: A Design Retrofit.

Editor & Researcher

A freelance editor and researcher for fifteen years, Laura worked with clients in K-12 and higher education.


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