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Hsu-Min Chiang

Professional Background

Educational Background

Ph.D. Special Education, 2008, Macquarie University, Sydney, Australia
M.Ed. Special Education, 2003, Monash University, Melbourne, Australia
B.Ed. Special Education, 2000, National Tainan Teachers College, Tainan, Taiwan


Scholarly Interests

Communication skills, academic skills (reading and math), behavior problems, and cultural differences in individuals with autism spectrum disorders as well as transition support services and teacher preparation for these individuals.


Selected Publications

Chiang, H.-M., Tsai, L., Cheung, Y. K., Brown, A., & Huacheng, L. (2013). A meta-analysis of differences in IQ profiles between individuals with Asperger's Disorder and high-functioning autism. Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders. doi: 10.1007/s10803-013-2025-2

Chiang, H.-M. (2013). A parent education program for parents of Chinese-American children with autism spectrum disorders (ASDs): A pilot study. Focus on Autism and Other Developmental Disabilities. doi:10.1177/1088357613504990

Chiang, H.-M. (2013) Providing educational support to Chinese-American children with autism spectrum disorders. The Chinese American Academic and Professional Society (CAAPS) 38th Annual Convention. New York, NY.

Peng, C.-Y., Chen, L. T., Chiang, H.-M. & Chiang, Y-C (2013). The impact of APA and AERA guidelines on effect size reporting. Educational Psychology Review. doi: 10.1007/s10648-013-9218-2

Chiang, H. M., Cheung, Y. K., Li, H., & Tsai, L. Y. (2013). Factors associated with participation in employment for high school leavers with autism. Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders. doi: 10.1007/s10803-012-1734-2

Chiang, H.-M., Cheung, K., Hickson, L., Xiang, R. & Tsai, L. (2012). Predictive factors of participation in postsecondary education for high school leavers with autism. Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders. 42(5), 685-696.

Chiang, H.-M. (2012). Educating students with autism spectrum disorders for their future. Teachers College Record.

Chiang, H.-M. (2011). Expressive communication of children with autism: Differences between home and school environments. Asian Journal of Psychiatry, 4 (supplement), S47.

Chiang, H. M. (2009). Naturalistic observations of elicited expressive communication of children with autism: An analysis of teacher instructions. Autism, 13(2), 165-178.

Chiang, H.-M. (2009). Differences between spontaneous and elicited expressive communication in children with autism. Research in Autism Spectrum Disorders, 3(1), 214-222.

Chiang, H.-M. & Carter M. (2008). Spontaneity of communication in individuals with autism. Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 38(4), 693-705.

Chiang, H.-M. & Lin Y.-H. (2008). Expressive communication of children with autism. Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 38(3), 538-545.

Chiang, H.-M. (2008). Communicative spontaneity of children with autism: A preliminary analysis. Autism, 12(1), 9-21.

Chiang, H.-M. (2008). Expressive communication of children with autism: The use of challenging behavior. Journal of Intellectual Disability Research, 52(11), 966-972.

Chiang, H.-M. & Lin Y.-H. (2007). Mathematical ability of students with Asperger syndrome and high-functioning autism: A review of literature. Autism, 11(6), 547-556.

Chiang, H.-M. & Lin Y.-H. (2007). Reading comprehension instruction for students with autism spectrum disorders: A review of the literature. Focus on Autism and Other Developmental Disabilities, 22(4), 259-267.

professional experiences

Assistant Professor in Autism Spectrum Disorders,

Program Advisor & Program Coordinator, Intellectual Disability/Autism Program

Director, the Center for Opportunities and Outcomes for People with Disabilities

Special Education Teacher

personal news

HBSE 4011: Education of persons with intellectual disability/autism

Curriculum development and research-validated methods of instructing students with intellectual disability/autism and other developmental disabilities from early childhood through adolescence across ability levels. Materials fee: $20.

HBSE 5901: Problems in special education: Intellectual disability/autism

Qualified students work individually or in small groups under guidance on practical research problems. Proposed work must be outlined prior to registration; final written report required.

HBSE 6501: Advanced seminars in special education: Intellectual disability/autism

For doctoral students in special education and related fields. Recent developments in theory and research as related to the specialization from psychological, educational, sociological, and/or medical sources.

Documents & Papers

Project title: A Saturday Enrichment Program for Chinese-American Children with Autism and Their Parents (We are currently recruiting participants. If interested, please contact Dr. Chiang hchiang@tc.edu)

Download: SEP online announcement [PDF]

Centers and Projects

Center for Opportunities & Outcomes for People with Disabilities
Website: http://www.tc.columbia.edu/centers/oopd

The Center for Opportunities and Outcomes for People with Disabilities confronts the challenges facing special education today through its commitment to the production of knowledge and professional expertise aimed at supporting the full inclusion of people with disabilities in society. The broad-based research, evaluation, and demonstration activities of the Center reflect an emphasis on empowering people with disabilities by increasing their capacity and opportunities for self-determination, reducing their vulnerability to victimization and abuse, and addressing the disability-related issues of culturally and ethnically diverse groups, including women and minorities. The Center encourages national and international partnerships aimed at strengthening the connection between research and policy.

Director: Linda Hickson
Contact Information:
Box 223
(212) 678-3076
lh76@columbia.edu
www.tc.edu/oopd




Hsu-Min Chiang appeared in the following articles:

Daniela Orasel: finding a calling to change lives (6/7/2013)

NEW FACULTY (5/11/2011)

Employee News (2/11/2011)

Spotlight on New Faculty (12/17/2010)

Staffing News (12/17/2010)