Beverly J. Armento, Author
Services Offered
Workshops for Educators
Most Recent Book Title
Seeing Eye Girl: A Memoir of Madness, Resilience, and Hope
Book Description
From a young age, Beverly Armento was responsible for her blind, artistic, and mentally ill mother. Though from the outside she seemed to excel at school and in the world, inside Beverly was cowed by her mother's rage and delusions. Seeing Eye Girl is her harrowing story of growing up in an abusive, dysfunctional home, and also a story of inspiration about the teachers who empowered her and gave her the resources and spirit to survive and thrive.
Location (city/state/country)
Atlanta, Georgia, USA
Author bio
Inspired by the many teachers who mentored her, Beverly J. Armento became an educator and enjoyed a fifty-year career working with middle-school children as well as prospective educators. Retired now, she is Professor Emerita at Georgia State University and holds degrees from The William Paterson University, Purdue University, and Indiana University. She currently lives in Atlanta, GA. Seeing Eye Girl is her first book for the general public.
Professional Speaker Topics
Adverse Childhood Experiences/Childhood trauma.
Important roles of adult mentors in lives of vulnerable children
Teaching for Resilience and Hope
Favorite Quote or Personal Motto

Treat every child as though they are your own and as if they are a genius.

  • Seeing Eye Girl: A Memoir of Madness, Resilience, and Hope

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