Yu-Hsin Hsieh

Yu-Hsin Hsieh


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Telephone 08-120 764 67
Visiting address Frescati hagväg 10
Postal address Specialpedagogiska institutionen 106 91 Stockholm

About me

Yu-Hsin has a master degree in pediatric physical therapy and has worked as a physical therapist in Taiwan for 8 years, mainly for infants, toddlers and preschool children with disabilities in community-based services, child development centers, and itinerant services in school system. Her professional interests are to work with disciplinary team and family to improve children’s participation in daily routines and quality of life based on ICF framework.

Her research interest is about participation and engagement for children with physical disabilities and environmental affordances. Her PhD project aims to investigate using eye-gazed assistive technology to increase opportunities for engagement and self-determination for students with physical disabilities and complex communication needs in family context or in school. This research plans to do data collection in Taiwan and examine the cross-cultural comparison of eye-gazed AT application between Taiwan and Sweden.

Main supervisor: Professor Helena Hemmingsson from the department of Special Education at Stockholm University.
Co-supervisor: Professor Mats Granlund from CHILD, School of Education and Communication at Jonkoping University
Co-supervisor: Docent Ai-Wen Hwang (Graduate Institute of Early Intervention, College of Medicine, Chang Gung University)

Last updated: July 1, 2019

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