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Connie Sung

 Assistant Professor
  Department of Counseling, Educational Psychology and Special Education
 Ph.D., University of Wisconsin-Madison
 460 Erickson
Connie Sung is an assistant professor of rehabilitation counseling. Her educational background includes rehabilitation counseling psychology, neuropsychology, and occupational science. Her research focuses on vocational rehabilitation, psychosocial adjustment and evidence-based practice for individuals with neurodevelopmental disabilities. She is interested in biopsychosocial factors associated with successful transition, psychosocial and employment outcomes as well as quality of life of individuals with autism and/or epilepsy. Dr. Sung is a Mary Switzer Fellow awarded by the National Institute on Disability, Independent Living, and Rehabilitation Research (NIDILRR). She has published more than 30 refereed journal articles, book chapters, and research monographs, and presented her research at a number of national and international conferences. She is a principal investigator of several community-oriented research projects. Her recent work includes evaluation of intervention strategies to improve career development and employment outcomes of transition-aged individuals with autism and epilepsy and cross-cultural investigation of determinants to enhance community participation of the population.

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