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Tuesday, January 30 • 9:00am - 10:10am
Keynote - What Is Dyslexia⇒definition and characteristics? Why Structured Literacy?

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       What is dyslexia? What are characteristics of students with dyslexia at different ages and stages? What is the “unexpected” nature of dyslexia? What other conditions frequently co-occur with dyslexia? Why use Structured Literacy instruction to teach students with dyslexia?
       Current research findings regarding the nature of reading development, the efficacy of specific instructional practices for teaching reading, and the complexities of reading networks within the brain are leading to increased understanding to explain why Structured Literacy approaches are effective.
       What are the content (what is taught) and principles of instruction (how it is taught) that make Structured Literacy an effective instructional approach for teaching reading and other written language skills?

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Nancy Cushen White

Clinical Professor-Division of Adolescent & Young Adult Medicine-Pediatrics; Dyslexia Research Center, UCSF; International Dyslexia Association; Dyslexia Evaluation & Remediation Clinic
Nancy Cushen White, Ed.D., BCET, CALT-QI, CDT (IDA), LDT (TX)     Nancy Cushen White is a Clinical Professor in the Department of Pediatrics-Adolescent & Young Adult Medicine-University of CA-San Francisco and a member of the UCSF Dyslexia Research Team. She has more than 40 years... Read More →

Tuesday January 30, 2018 9:00am - 10:10am PST
D1001-3 Conference Center