Jan Blacher
Professor of Education


  • Special education and learning disabilities

Jan Blacher is a professor of education at the University of California, Riverside. Blacher’s research focuses on the family impacts of children and adolescents with and without developmental disabilities or autism, as well as family coping in Anglo and Latino families. She has studied both the successful outcomes of children with autism transitioning into the early school grades and the experiences of young adults with autism entering college.