Who We Are

PEDStest.com, LLC holds the international copyright for two developmental-behavioral screening tests and PEDStest Online, LLC holds the international copyright for their electronic plications:

  • Parents' Evaluation of Developmental Status (PEDS®)
  • PEDS®: Developmental Milestones (PEDS:DM®)
  • PEDS Online®

PEDStest.com, LLC is the sole copyright holder and purveyor of print versions of PEDS® and the PEDS:DM® within North America the United States of America and whereever foreign rights/co-publishing agreements have not been established.

PEDStest Online is the sole purveyor of electronic applications of PEDS® and the PEDS:DM® and is responsible for foreign language translations/licensing, and international co-publishing agreements.

PEDStest regularly donates usage of the PEDS Tools® to developing nations as well as the following organizations:

Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, CDC, NAPNAP, AMCHP

Meet Our Staff

Frances Page Glascoe, Ph.D.

Dr. Glascoe is the author of PEDS®, co-author of the PEDS:DM®, and has conducted abundant research on these measures as well as other screening tools. For 12 years she directed the rotation in developmental and behavioral pediatrics at Vanderbilt University and is the recipient of the American Academy of Pediatrics Dale Richmond Award for contributions in child development.

Dr. Glascoe is a retired Professor of Pediatrics at Vanderbilt University and has served on the editorial boards of JAMA Pediatrics, Ambulatory Child Health and the Journal of Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics. She continues to research PEDS Tools® and collaborates with researchers using her measures. Dr. Glascoe has one child (well, a young adult actually) who makes costumes for Broadway, the Metropolitan Opera, TV and films.

Curriculum Vitae

Helen Anglin Shouse, CEO

Helen Anglin Shouse is the Chief Executive Officer of Ellsworth and Vandermeer Press, LLC/PEDStest.com, and PEDStest Online, LLC based in Nolensville, Tennessee. Helen directs all aspects of publishing, company administration, and all things financial including taxes and budgeting. She also oversees translation licensing, co-publishing arrangements, research licensing, content licensing and PEDS Online® licenses. She has been with Ellsworth & Vandermeer Press since 2003 and has four grown children.

Amy Thomas, President of PEDStest Online and PEDS®

Amy Thomas oversees all aspects of customer support for PEDS® online and PEDS® in print from the ordering process to product delivery. She helps direct PEDS Online®, our electronic application of PEDS®, the PEDS:DM®, and the MCHAT-R. Amy helps with content licensing and PEDS Online® licenses. She is also responsible for accounts receivable and payable for all print customers as well as managing print inventory. Amy and her husband Bill have 3 children and live in Nolensville, TN.

Tushar Gugnani, Software Engineer

Tushar is responsible for all aspects of development and updates to the PEDS Online® service; he maintains, manages, and expands the current code base for PEDS Online®. In addition, he regularly consults on site security, design, architecture, functionality, back-end administration, server management, & database development. Tushar has completed a Bachelors of Engineering in IT from India (Nagpur University) and Masters in IT from University of North Carolina at Charlotte.

Paul Smith, System Administrator/Developer/Consultant

Paul is responsible for general system administration as well as consulting and supporting various PEDStest Online initiatives. He has over 30 years of combined experience in sales, customer service, information technology, business administration and more. Paul earned his B.S. degree in Construction Management from Arizona State University and an MBA in Technology & Healthcare Management, a B.S. in Information Technology & Software Engineering and a Masters in Accountancy from the University of Phoenix.

Terri Mills, Director of Training and Implementation

Terri Mills is the Director of Training and Implementation. She is responsible for the education, foundational and ongoing knowledge for clients who administer any of the following tests: PEDS-R®, PEDS:DM®, PEDS:DM-AL®, M-CHAT-R. Terri earned her B.S. from Belmont University with a double major in Elementary Education and Psychology. She earned her M.Ed. from Trevecca Nazarene University

Nick Robertshaw, PEDStest Online's Pioneer Developer and PEDS:DM® Co-author

The late Nick Robertshaw co-wrote PEDS®:Developmental Milestones and created the text- based scoring software engine for PEDS Online® screening services. Nick's wife Terry, is the voice you hear on several of our online videos. Nick's many talents: warmth, kindness, humor, wisdom, brilliance, and creativity are hugely missed by his wife, son, many friends, and colleagues.