Clinical Professor - Pediatrics, Adolescent & Young Adult Medicine, Teacher and Program Consultant, Teacher Training Course Instructor
University of CA-San Francisco, UCSF Dyslexia Research Team, Department of Special Education [Retired]
Nancy Cushen White is a Clinical Professor-Dept of Pediatrics-Adolescent & Young Adult Medicine-Univ CA-San Francisco and a member of the UCSF Dyslexia Research Team. She has 40+ years of experience in public schools as classroom teacher and special education teacher. She piloted a special day class for intellectually gifted 2e students diagnosed with dyslexia, and has taught literacy skills classes to young adults in a Pre-Trial Diversion Project through San Francisco Superior Court. She has been working as a Literacy Intervention Consultant and Case Manager for Lexicon Reading Center in Dubai—United Arab Emirates since 2010. A past member of IDA’s Board of Directors, she represents IDA on the National Joint Committee on Learning Disabilities (NJCLD) and serves as editor of the Examiner, IDA’s monthly on-line newsletter. She was a member of California’s Dyslexia Guidelines Work Group—charged with drafting public school dyslexia guidelines required under Assembly Bill 1369.